Robert Ironside

Focus: Financial Literacy

ABD Ph.D. (Finance)

Robert is currently a finance Professor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, located in Surrey, BC

Prior to returning to the academic world in 2005, Robert spent a number of years in the corporate sector. He was President and CEO of Learning Dividends, a private eLearning company dedicated to taking the teaching of finance to the internet.  He was previously a corporate account manager for two of Canada's largest banks, a contract administrator for an international manufacturing company and VP Corporate Development for a Toronto Stock Exchange listed public oil company. 

Robert has been a life-long entrepreneur.  He was the primary force behind developing the concept that went public on the Toronto Stock Exchange as Trilogy Resource Corporation. He was a co-founder and Director of Primeline Capital Corp., an Alberta Stock Exchange listed Junior Capital Pool Corporation.

Robert has taught and consulted in over twenty countries around the world.  He is widely recognized for his exceptional teaching abilities – he has won six teaching awards in three different universities, teaching both graduate and undergraduate students.