President, Saint Mary’s University
Colin Dodds is President of Saint Mary’s University in Halifax and a director on the board of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. He joined the faculty of Saint Mary’s Sobey School of Business in September 1982, and became departmental chair (Finance and Management Science) and MBA director in 1984. He was appointed dean of the Sobey School of Business in 1987 and vice-president (academic and research) in 1991. He assumed the presidency in 2000. Mr. Dodds is former chair of the board of the Canadian Bureau for International Education, and is past chair of the Canadian Scholarship Trust. He has been named one of Atlantic Canada’s top 50 CEOs, and received many other awards. He has published many books, journal articles and conference papers, particularly on financial markets. He continues to teach international finance to graduate students at Saint Mary’s University. Educated in the United Kingdom and holding BA, BSc, MA and PhD degrees, Mr. Dodds has taught at many universities in the U.K. (Sheffield, Birmingham and Hull), Asia and Canada (McMaster and Brock).