Javier Mella Barahona

Finance and Business Economics
McMaster University 1280 Main Street West Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4M4
DSB A210

905-525-9140, x26186

Javier joined the PhD program (Finance) at DeGroote School of Business in September 2013.

Supervisor: Ronald Balvers


  • M.B.A., Universidad de Chile
  • M.S., Finance, Universidad de Chile
  • Ms.B.A., Finance, University of Rochester
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria

Professional Activities

Prior to coming to DeGroote, Javier worked as an analyst for the Central Bank of Chile and as a research and control analyst for Banchile Inversiones, a mutual fund company. He taught several courses at Universidad Mayor in Chile. He also published a short paper in a Chilean journal about venture capital contract structures.


Beta Gamma Sigma Honour Society (New York Chapter)

Chilean Researchers in Canada Network (RedIcec)

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