Prof. Martin Petrin

Western University, Canada, and University College London, UK

Martin Petrin is the Dancap Private Equity Chair in Corporate Governance at Western University in Canada and Professor of Corporate Law and Governance at University College London in the UK. He is also a Distinguished Fellow and Visiting Professor at the Notre Dame London Law Program and has held visiting positions at NYU London, the University of Cambridge, and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and Private Law.

Martin’s main research interests are in corporate, corporate governance, and business law, often from a comparative perspective. In addition to core topics in these areas, his research also focuses on the impact of Artificial Intelligence and new technologies on business and other organisations. Martin has published widely in his areas of expertise, including as the author and editor of several books, and is a regular speaker at international conferences.

Before joining academia, Martin practiced law with a leading international business law firm and has been admitted to the Bar in New York and Switzerland. In addition to his academic work, Martin continues to act as a consultant for various public and private organizations.