Full Name
Sean Cleary
Job Title
Chair of the Institute for Sustainable Finance
Smith School of Business
Speaker Bio
Dr. Sean Cleary is a Professor of Finance at Smith School of Business, Queen’s University. He is the Chair of the Institute for Sustainable Finance based at Smith, as well as the founder and Academic Director of the Master of Finance program. He holds a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Toronto and is a CFA charter holder. He is a current member of the CFA Society
Toronto Advisory Council, and is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Toronto CFA Society and the Atlantic Canada CFA Society (where he served as President).

Dr. Cleary has authored 14 finance textbooks and has published more than 30 research articles, including several in top tier finance journals. His publications have been cited over 4,700 times and he has received several major research grants. His most recent research and educational interests focus on the field of sustainable finance. He is an Associate Editor for two finance
journals and frequently serves as a reviewer for many of the top finance journals. Dr. Cleary regularly serves as an expert witness on cost of capital and capital markets, and frequently appears in the media.
Sean Cleary