Dr. Robert Mittelman is the acting dean of Royal Road’s Faculty of Management, an associate professor of social entrepreneurship and co-director of the School of Business. Mittelman co-led Royal Roads’ application to become a designated Ashoka U Changemaker Campus and now serves as an Ashoka U change leader.

He has an MBA from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford and received his PhD from Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business. His has previously volunteered with the Canadian Youth Business Foundation, Ottawa Community Loan Fund, and Kiva.org.

“I believe that business can do amazing things and that entrepreneurship can be a tool for positive social change and economic development. Victoria Community Micro Lending combines entrepreneurship with the power of community to remove obstacles; empowering others and creating connections. How could I not want to be a part of that?”