About UBC Sauder

Our people

A collaborative and respectful environment

We foster an environment of mutual support within a culture characterized by honesty, integrity, and respect. We attract and retain world-leading faculty and staff by our adherence to our core values. Guided by a shared vision, we experience a sense of community that comes with collective action toward a common and higher purpose.

Dean Robert Helsley

Dean Robert Helsley, Grosvenor Professor of Cities, Business Economics and Public Policy has led UBC Sauder School of Business since July 1, 2012 when he returned to the University of British Columbia from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Leadership team

The senior administration group at UBC Sauder work to ensure that the school remains at the forefront of business education in Canada and internationally. Together this team is responsible for setting and implementing the strategic direction of the school.

Faculty Advisory Board

This group of high-level executives advises the school on strategies and programs. The board not only serves as a critical sounding board in the development of new ideas and initiatives that support support the school's strategy, but also builds the school's relationships and networks, locally, nationally, and internationally.

The Dean's Student Advisory Council

The Dean’s Student Advisory Council is a body of undergraduate students from across year levels and options. This diverse group of students work with members of the School’s leadership to offer insights, feedback and recommendation on enhancing the student experience.

Key initiatives started from the Dean’s Student Advisory Council include SIDtalks (Sauder Inspired Discussion talks), Fireside, and Connected.

Faculty and staff

With a diverse community of more than 100 faculty and 100 staff members, our team of academics and professionals committed to making a positive impact through business education.