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Michael R. King

Associate Professor, Gustavson School of Business and Lansdowne Chair in Finance, University of Victoria

Professor King is the Lansdowne Chair in Finance at University of Victoria’s Gustavson School of Business where his research is on banking and fintech, financial markets, and climate finance. He previously worked at Western's Ivey Business School (2011-2019), in central banking in Ottawa and Basel (2001-2011) and investment banking in New York, London and Zurich (1992-1998). He holds the CFA designation and teaches undergraduates and executives.


  • 2019–2023
    Associate Professor, University of Victoria
  • 2011–2019
    Associate Professor, Western University
  • 2008–2011
    Senior Economist, BIS
  • 2001–2008
    Assistant Chief, Bank of Canada
  • 1997–1998
    Research Analyst, RBC Dominion Securities
  • 1992–1996
    Associate, Credit Suisse
  • 1990–1992
    Analyst, Credit Suisse


  • 2001 
    LSE, DPhil
  • 1998 
    CFA Institute, CFA designation
  • 1997 
    LSE, MSc