Dr. Robert (Bob) G. Blunden
Member of the Board, since 2005

Three words that best describe him

generous, dedicated, fun-loving

What’s his life’s work?

Bob has always been interested in business. He has run businesses, started businesses, provided consulting to businesses and taught business. Recently retired from Dalhousie University in Halifax, the former associate professor at the Rowe School of Business taught strategic management, family business and case-based teaching. His teaching, consulting and research has taken him to China, Latvia, Russia, Jamaica, the Bahamas and Hungary. Bob continues to consult, largely with family firms, on matters of strategy, governance, conflict and best practices through his Halifax-based firm, Blunden and Associates.

What academic work set him up for success?

Bob holds a bachelor of commerce degree from Dalhousie University, a master of management degree from Northwestern University and a PhD from The University of Western Ontario.

Interesting tidbit

Bob is a stamp collector, serious jazz fan and avid reader. He has two children and four grandchildren.