Timothy Rowley

Visiting Professor of Strategy

Tim is a Visiting Professor of Strategy at INSEAD while on sabbatical from his full time faculty position at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto where he teaches courses in Strategic Management at the MBA and Executive MBA levels. His research interests include corporate governance, strategic alliances and stakeholder and social issues management. His publications have appeared in the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly and Organization Science. Recently, Tim and his co-author Shawn Berman were award “Business & Society Article of Decade 2000-2010,” from the International Association for Business and Society.

Tim is also the Canadian National Academic Director for the Institute for Corporate Directors’ various Governance Programmes, developing and overseeing governance training for over 2,000 directors in five Canadian cities. He is also the Director of the Clarkson Centre for Board Effectiveness and has examined board governance practices in Canada. In this role Tim created a board effectiveness monitoring and grading system which has become the basis of the Globe & Mail’s annual “Board Games” reports. He has acted as advisir for various organisations, including the Ontario Securities Commission and Industry Canada, on the state of governance in Canada. His many honours include: Best Paper Award at the Annual Academy of Management Conference 2003, Deloitte and Touche Professor of Strategy, Social Science and Humanities Research Council Grant - $110,000. 1999, Connaught New Faculty Research Grant, University of Toronto and the Rotman School Teaching Excellence Award for the years 2004 through to 2009.


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