Professor, Lawrence Kinlin School of Business



Diego Figueiredo (Photo)

Diego Joined the Lawrence Kinlin School of Business here at Fanshawe College in the summer of 2018. Prior to Joining Fanshawe, he achieved his Bachelor’s degree in Social Communication (The Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, 2008). At the same time, he received his certification for Graphic Designer (SENAI, 2006). He received his Master's degree in Business Administration (The Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2011).

He started in the Higher Education industry in Brazil, in 2011. He started as substitute professor at The Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, teaching a Management course, and simultaneously at the Novos Horizontes College, teaching Business Administration, Human Resources, and Marketing courses. From 2012-15, Diego taught at The University Center of Belo Horizonte (UniBH) teaching in Business Administration, Marketing, and Human Resources programs. In 2016, He came to Canada to conduct his research for his Ph.D. In 2017, He returned to Brazil, where he worked at ALIS College as the Coordinator and Professor for the Business Administration degree program. He received his Ph.D. In Business Administration at The Federal University of Minas Gerais in February 2018.

Diego’s experiences include working in the Cosmetic industry as a Marketing Assistant from 2008-09. He also worked as a business consultant from 2013-17. Through all of Diego’s academic and industry experiences, his passion to teach stems from his extrovert personality, where he uses his academic and industry experience, to help students understand the theory and practice behind his courses. He believes teaching is the best way to keep learning.




Contact Information:

Diego Figueiredo, Ph.D
Marketing Professor
Tel: 519 452 4430 x 6094