Keynote Speakers

We are excited to announce our keynote speaker for The Quest: Building and Growing An Ethical Organization.


Nouman Ashraf

Nouman Ashraf

Nouman Ashraf

Nouman Ashraf is an Associate Professor within the Organizational Behavior area at the Rotman School of Management.

He possesses a broad range of professional, academic and research interests, with a specialized focus on enabling inclusive and innovative practices within teams, organizations and boards. For the last decade and a half, he has held progressively senior roles at the University of Toronto, including most recently as the Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion the Rotman School of Management.

He is a recognized thought leader in governance and has taught thousands of directors in the national Rotman program on Not-for-Profit Governance in partnership with the Institute for Corporate Directors since its inception in 2007.

Nouman serves as Teaching Fellow at the Institute for Gender + the Economy. He is also an Associate at Trinity College within the University of Toronto and an Affiliated Faculty Member at the University of Toronto School of Cities.

At lunch time, he can be found at Massey College within the University of Toronto, where he mentors exceptional post-graduate students in his capacity as Senior Fellow Emeritus.

He has also served as a trusted advisor to executives globally across sectors.

To read more about Nouman Ashraf, please visit his biography page on the University of Toronto’s website.