Dr. Trevor Hunter

Dr. Trevor Hunter

Dr. Trevor Hunter

Acting Associate Director/Associate Professor

Office: FB303
Phone: 4338
Email: Trevor.Hunter@kings.uwo.ca

Trevor Hunter is an Associate Professor of Governance and Management at King’s University College where he teaches Corporate Governance, Strategic Management and International Business. He holds an MBA and PhD from the Ivey Business School.  Trevor was awarded the 2009 Graduating Class Outstanding Professor and the 2017 King’s University College Award for Excellence in Teaching. Trevor’s research has been published in The Journal of Business Ethics, Ivey Business Journal, and presented at the annual meetings of the Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, Strategic Management Society, Administrative Science Association of Canada, Greening of Industry Network, Association for Research on Non-profit Organizations and Voluntary Action and the Conference Board of Canada.

For nearly twenty years, Dr. Hunter has been involved with corporate and not-for-profit governance as a director, professor, researcher and consultant, working with organizations including the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, Anago (Non) Residential Resources Ltd., Merrymount Children's Centre, Reforest London and Western’s University Students’ Council.  In the for-profit space, he has consulted for global executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates, Trudell Medical Marketing Limited, MCCG, and is a member of the advisory board for Try Recycling Inc.  

Trevor has extensive board experience. He is currently a member of the King's University College Foundation Board, and a member of the Governance Capacity Building Committee of the Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies. Trevor formerly sat on the boards of Youth Opportunities Unlimited, the South Western Ontario chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors, and the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada. He was chair of the Governance Committee of the Middlesex-London Board of Health, board chair at the London Small Business Centre and co-founder and vice-chair of Airshow London.

Education

  • Ph.D., Richard Ivey School of Business, UWO
  • MBA, Richard Ivey School of Business, UWO
  • B.A. (Honors Sociology), King's University College, UWO

Teaching

  • Corporate Governance
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business

Research

  • Non-profit governance and leadership
  • Corporate governance
  • Organizational structure

Selected Publications

Refereed Journal Articles:

Hunter, T. & Decker Pearce, B., (Forthcoming). Characteristics and Competencies Needed to Lead Human Service Organizations: What Boards Need to Know. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership.

Hunter, T. & Bansal, P. 2007. How standard is standardized MNC environmental communication? Journal of Business Ethics, 71: 135-147.

Bansal, P. & Hunter, T. 2003. Explanations for the early adoption of ISO 14001. Journal of Business Ethics, 46: 289-299.

Conference Proceedings:

Weingartner, S. & Hunter, T. 2018. Examining social media governance in the age of big data. Presented at the Academy of Management Specialized Conference: Big Data and Managing in a Digital Economy, University of Surrey, UK.

Hunter, T. & Decker Pierce, B. 2017. Characteristics and competencies needed to lead non-profit organizations: What boards need to know. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, USA.

Hunter, T. & Bryant M. 2008. The Globalization of Canadian corporate leadership: 1987 – 2007.  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada. International Business Division.

Hunter, T. & Bansal, P. 2005. How standard is standardized MNC environmental communication? Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Administrative Science Association of Canada. (Honorable Mention – IB Division)

Hunter, T. & Bansal, P. 2003. Parent firm foreignness and symbolic adoption of firm specific practices in MNE subsidiaries. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Administrative Science Association of Canada.

Practitioner Articles:

Weingartner, S. & Hunter, T. 2019. Creating effective corporate social media policies. Ivey Business Journal, May/June.

Hunter, T. 2017. Review of the governance structure of the resource productivity and recovery authority. Prepared for the Ontario Waste Management Association.

Hunter, T. 2011. Sector-based business costs study: A regional cost competitiveness analysis. Prepared for the London Economic Development Corporation.

Hunter, T. & Bryant, M. 2010. BP and Public Issues (Mis)-Management. Ivey Business Journal, September/October 2010. Also appeared in Economist Intelligence Unit - Executive Briefing, November 5, 2010

Hunter, T. 2010. A world of experience: A board perspective on CEO succession in an era of globalization. Russell Reynolds Associates white paper.

Hunter, T. 2010. Regional business cost competitiveness study. Prepared for the London Economic Development Corporation.

Hunter, T. 2009. Enhance London: A strategy for economic and societal prosperity.  Prepared for the London Economic Development Corporation.

Hunter, T. & Bryant M., 2008. The globalization of Canadian corporate leadership: 1987 – 2007. Russell Reynolds Associates white paper.

Conklin, D. W. & Hunter, T. 2001. Ontario Hydro:  Best practices for government and industry to ensure a successful privatization. Ivey Business Journal, 65(6): 59-65.

Hunter, T. 1999. Emerging from crisis: The Russian banking industry grew too quickly for its own good, but reform is on the way. The Globe & Mail

Hunter, T. & Conklin, D. W. 1998. Achieving global innovation through the economic web. The Globe & Mail