Jim Dewald
University of Calgary

Jim is the Dean of the Haskayne School of Business, and Associate Professor of Strategy & Global Management. Prior to entering academics, Jim was in industry, achieving several senior executive positions, including President & CEO of Hopewell Residential Communities. He currently serves on the boards of Boardwalk Communities, the West Campus Development Corporation, CPA Alberta, Junior Achievement Southern Alberta, the Real Estate Development Institute, and Innovate Calgary. Jim was named Calgary’s Citizen of the Year, a “Thought Leader” of the Alberta Real Estate Foundation, and an Honorary Member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Jim was the Real Estate columnist for the CBC Eye Opener and urban design cocolumnist for the Calgary Herald. He has written two books, two book chapters, over 20 academic papers, and over 50 newspaper articles.