Bio (Todd Thexton)
Assistant Professor and Program Head
Todd Thexton is an assistant professor in the School of Business and the program head of the Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business program. Thexton teaches in all four programs in the School of Business on topics of sustainability, world affairs and economics and is faculty lead for a number of business and social science courses. He also teaches environmental economics in the School of Environment and Sustainability. Thexton’s main research interest is the evolving role of business and markets in the governance of global social and environmental issues, particularly as it relates to democracy and efficiency.
Thexton has been a core faculty member in the School of Business since October 2015. He joined Royal Roads University as an associate faculty member in 2008 and has taught more than 45 courses since that time. Since 2010, he has also lectured in Geopolitics at the École de Management in Grenoble, France. Prior to his career in education, Thexton worked in the public and non-profit sectors in a variety of consulting and leadership roles within the field of health and social services. He credits his community development work with highly marginalized populations to have informed his sensitivity and commitment to issues of social sustainability. During his career in healthcare, Thexton made significant contributions to research on housing and homelessness.
Thexton holds a Master of Science in Applied Environmental Economics from the University Of London School Of Oriental and African Studies (2012) and a Master of Business Administration from Royal Roads University (2008). He is currently studying toward his Doctorate of Political Economics at the Swiss Management Centre University.