Join the GRI team! Careers

GRI is always on the look out for those interested in contributing to risk management research, engagement and educational endeavours.

The Global Risk Institute acts as a global research centre of excellence, stimulating evidence-based debate between policy makers, regulators, practitioners, and academics engaged in risk with three focal points: Research, Events & Education.

The events tackle risk-related themes in a global context and from multiple perspectives. Our research team is tasked with identifying new and emerging insights to better understand risks and trends for the financial services sector. And our educational programs build the talent necessary to sustain and grow Canada’s competitive advantage in risk management for the financial services industry.

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The Research Associate will report to the Managing Director, Research. The Research Associate’s primary responsibility is to conduct in-house research projects and participate in external research projects supported by GRI.

Specific responsibilities include:

·       Build GRI’s value through our Research activities

·       Complete GRI’s in-house research projects independently. These projects may include academic research, benchmarking studies, and whitepapers

·       Support all GRI research activities domestically and globally

·       Lead and participate in several Industry/academic research efforts with internal and external teams


Key to the success of GRI is an ongoing program of high-quality research that is both applied and interdisciplinary in nature.

Research takes many forms – original research, modelling, case studies and surveys. It involves disciplines as diverse as finance, economics, accounting, actuarial science, mathematics, corporate governance and management.

Major research projects are undertaken both at selected universities and in-house at GRI to meet GRI members’ needs. Research that falls under one of GRI’s key risk themes is a priority.Key to the success of GRI will be an ongoing program of high-quality research that is both applied and interdisciplinary in nature.