Akash Chattopadhyay

Akash Chattopadhyay

Assistant Professor (Accounting)

Akash Chattopadhyay is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Toronto. He is interested in understanding the role of firm-level information in corporate governance and asset pricing. Before joining the University of Toronto, he was a doctoral student at Harvard Business School.

Before moving to academia, Akash spent three years working as an equity analyst at Merrill Lynch and IIFL Capital. In these roles, he was responsible for analyzing and valuing firms in a variety of industries with the purpose of generating investment recommendations for institutional investors.

Read more about Akash and his research: “Do western models of corporate governance work as well in different cultural contexts?

Doctor of Business Administration, Harvard University, 2017
MBA, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, 2006
BS Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, 2002


Financial Reporting, Empirical Asset Pricing, Corporate Governance