Nouman Ashraf is Assistant Professor, Rotman School of Management. He possesses a broad range of professional, academic and research interests, with a specialized focus on enabling impactful leadership practice within organization life. A recognized thought leader in governance, Nouman teaches Emancipatory Leadership within the OMNIUM Global Executive MBA Program, Leading Social Innovation within the 2 and 3 Year MBA programs, and is the winner of the 2015 and 2016 Rotman Teaching Award. Furthermore, he advises the Ontario Ministry of Education on governance renewal for all of their school boards. His previous consulting clients include Telus, Cliffs Natural Resources, Bayer, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, United Way Toronto, and numerous post-secondary and healthcare institutions globally. At lunch time, he can be found at Massey College within the University of Toronto, where he mentors exceptional post-graduate students in his capacity as Senior Fellow.