Associate Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar, Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, UBC Sauder School of Business, The University of British Columbia
Dr. Carol Liao is Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Business Law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. She is the UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics and Principal Co-Investigator of the Canada Climate Law Initiative, a cross-disciplinary research hub providing pro bono board presentations to advance knowledge on fiduciary obligation and climate governance: https://ccli.ubc.ca. An award-winning teacher and widely published scholar, Carol is a past Bertram Scholar of the Institute of Corporate Directors and former senior associate in the New York Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Shearman & Sterling LLP, a global law firm. She has delivered over 100 invited talks around the world on sustainable business and is a frequent commentator across multiple media sources. In 2021, she received the Influential Women in Business Award and was named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women. .