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Ilham Akhundov

Director of Mathematics Business and Accounting

Ilham Akhundov is an internationally published researcher focusing on asymptomatic methods in probability theory and mathematical statistics, with applications in extreme value theory and queueing theory. He is currently working on a project about the regressional characterizations of distributions, associated with order statistics and records.

Elshan Alekberov

Business Manager, Math Business and Accounting

Elshan has over 25 years of experience in international business and consulting, advising multinational corporations, industry associations and governments on wide variety of issues.  Focusing on international relations and global energy security issues, Elshan has provided cutting edge research and analysis to private corporations and government agencies in Canada, the US and abroad.  He has published numerous articles in leading English and Russian language press on political and energy developments, as well as written extensively for private clients.

Peter Balka

Math/Chartered Professional Accountancy Director/Advisor

Peter has been director for the Math/Chartered Professional Accountancy program since 2006. Prior to his appointment as faculty lecturer in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo in 2003, Peter was a faculty member at the University of Alberta and at the College of the Rockies. Peter has a BSc and MSc of Biostatistics from the University of Guelph.

Surya Banerjee

Mathematical Economics Director/Advisor

Surya Banerjee studies statistics, game theory, development economics and economic theory with a specific interest in network formation. For real-life impact, his research gives clear insight into anything from the most effective way to plan airline hubs, to tracking gossip.

For more information on Surya, please see his interview.

W. Peter Blake

Math/Financial Analysis and Risk Management Co-Director and Advisor

Peter Blake has a Bachelor of Mathematics degree (Chartered Accountancy - Co-op) from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

R. Keith Freeland

Business Administration and Mathematics Double Degree Program Director/Advisor

Keith Freeland obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Calgary and his PhD in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia. In 1991, he received his American Statistical Association (ASA) designation from the Society of Actuaries.

Olga Kanj

Olga Kanj completed her Ph.D. in Finance at Lazaridis School of Business and Economics in 2020. Kanj also holds an MBA in Finance and Economics and BBA in Banking and Finance from Notre Dame University-Louaize with highest distinction.

Michael Liu

IT Management and Math/Business Administration Programs Director/Advisor

Michael Liu has a BSc in Computer Science and a diploma in International Trade from Zhejiang University, a MSc in Computer Science from the University of Windsor, and a PhD in Computer Science from Queen's University. Michael is currently the director of the Information Technology Management and Math/Business Administration Programs.

Brent Matheson

Math/Financial Analysis and Risk Management Co-Director

Brent Matheson began his career in biology and holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Science in microbiology. As his interests shifted towards the business world he went back to university to complete a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and subsequently a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter. He holds a Derivatives Market Specialist (DMS) designation through the Canadian Securities Institute.

Peter Nelson

Mathematical Optimization Director/Advisor

Peter Nelson is an associate professor in the department of Combinatorics and Optimization, which he joined as faculty since 2015. He earned his PhD from the same department in 2011. His research interests are in combinatorics, specifically graph theory and matroid theory.


Peter Wood

Assistant Dean Online Instruction
Peter Wood, Assistant Dean Online Instruction, has a BMath, MMath, and PhD (Pure Mathematics) from the University of Waterloo. He received his PRM designation in 2008 and was a finalist for the PRM Candidate of the Year.