Tony Frost

Associate Professor, Business, Economics and Public Policy
Expertise: Strategy, International Business, Global Strategy, Globalization

Tony Frost

Tony Frost is an Associate Professor of Strategy and International Business. Tony completed his Ph.D. in International Business at MIT’s Sloan School of Management where he received the Gunnar Hedlund Award, a global competition for the best doctoral dissertation in international business. His research interests revolve around strategy and competition in a global context. 

Tony’s teaching lies at the intersection of strategy and the global environment of business. Representative subjects include competitive advantage and growth, global strategy, and understanding the strategic implications of major external forces such as the business cycle, globalization and changes in regulation and public policy.

Tony has been selected as the recipient of the Lawrence G. Tapp MBA Award for Teaching Excellence eight times by students, the highest number in the history of the School. In 2007, he was a co-recipient of the Ivey Teaching Innovation Award for innovative curriculum design.

Currently The Ivey Academy’s Faculty Director of Executive Education for North America, Tony Frost has over a decade of global experience in the area of executive education. His client list includes Maple Leaf Foods, AltaLink, Intact Insurance, McCain Foods, Husky Energy, Manulife, TD Bank, OMERS, and LafargeHolcim Ltd.


November 19th, 2020

Achieving strategic alignment through executive education

In the latest issue of Global Focus, the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) details LafargeHolcim's journey to strategic alignment with the aid of an Ivey Academy custom executive education program.

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September 10th, 2020

Strategies for leadership in an uncertain future: Where are we now?

Our Tony Frost returns with Kevin O’Brien, HBA '93, President and GM of WW Canada, and Larissa Chaikowsky, MBA ’04, Chief Operating Officer, US Wealth Management, BMO to revisit some key themes from previous complimentary livestreams regarding the economic shock of COVID-19.

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June 4th, 2020

Leadership in practice: strategy in the face of uncertainty

The Ivey Academy's Tony Frost is part of a panel discussion on how the pandemic is impacting Canadian business, innovation and digital transformation, personal leadership lessons learned during the pandemic, immersive virtual reality experiences, and maintaining exceptional customer experiences in this complimentary livestream.

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April 9th, 2020

Leadership in practice: navigating business now

The Ivey Academy's Mark Healy and Tony Frost facilitated a panel discussion on employee attitudes about employment and job security, the impacts of COVID-19 on the Canadian start-up and small business communities, government intervention, and strategic opportunities.

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April 2nd, 2020

Strategies for leadership in an uncertain future

Hosted by The Ivey Academy’s Dr. Tony Frost, an expert in global strategy and international business, “Strategies for Leadership in an Uncertain Future” provided a snapshot of the current global crisis and its specific impacts on business.

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August 8th, 2019

Identifying talent and managing succession

For organizations to be able to remain competitive in an ever-changing global business landscape and labour market, having an identified group of talented employees who are able to fill key leadership roles is critical.

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