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Richard Nesbitt

Richard Nesbitt

Richard Nesbitt

Adjunct Professor & Executive-in-Residence


MSc in Accounting and Finance, the London School of Economics and Political Science
MBA, Rotman School of Management
BA (Honours) in Business Administration, Western University’s Richard Ivey School of Business


Richard Nesbitt is an Adjunct Professor of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Richard is now based in London, United Kingdom where he is working with the London School of Economics as Chair of a new research institute “The Inclusion Initiative at LSE”. His new book (with Michael King) is titled The Technological Revolution in Financial Services (UTP 2020).  In June 2017, Richard published a book (with Barbara Annis) titled Results at the Top on the issue of men’s responsibility for gender diversity to improve their organizations (Wiley 2017). 

Richard was CEO of Global Risk Institute in Financial Services until 2019.  Prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer of CIBC until September 2014. From 2004 to 2008 Richard was Chief Executive Officer of TSX Group, a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, having joined TSX as President of TSX Markets in 2001.

Richard is a graduate of the London School of Economics MSc 1986, Rotman School of Management MBA 1985 and Ivey School of Business HBA 1978.