Paul Griffin

Faculty of Business
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Dr. Paul Griffin is the Associate Dean for the Bachelor of Commerce degree programs at Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He received his Ph.D. in Management from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom and has also achieved 18 professional designations, including Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified General Accountant (CGA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI), and several others. Before joining academia, Dr. Griffin was engaged in the financial services sector for over 20 years and was most recently the National Director of Operations and Compliance at ING Canada. He remains an active member of several boards and committees, most notably the Insurance Institute of Canada’s Ethics Advisory Board and the Financial Services Commission of Ontario’s Advisory Board, and he serves as Chair of the Education Committee and Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Institute of Financial Planning. He also serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Chartered Institute of Marketing Management of Ontario. Before becoming Associate Dean at Humber, Dr. Griffin was a Professor and taught operations management, accounting, finance, and marketing. During that time, he received the Award of Excellence for Outstanding Academic Contribution. Dr. Griffin continues to write for practitioner-targeted publications and develops a continuous stream of technical manuals, materials, and courses for both the academic and industrial sectors. He remains an active member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of Financial Planning.