Osman Ulas Aktas joined the Goodman School in 2016. He earned his PhD in Finance from Concordia University, MBA from the University of Hartford, and BSc from Hacettepe University in Turkey. He teaches courses in corporate finance for the undergraduate and graduate programs.

Before his career in academia, Aktas worked as a business analyst at Scotia Capital in Toronto. He has also been a faculty member at Concordia University.

Periodically, he reviews for Borsa Istanbul Review, Emerging Market Review, and Engineering Economics. He is also a member of the Financial Management Association and the Multinational Finance Society.