Stuart Gilson

Dr. Stuart Gilson is a Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and former chairman of the Finance Unit.

Professor Gilson is an expert on corporate restructuring, valuation, business bankruptcy, credit analysis, and financial strategy. His research, teaching, and consulting focuses on the financial, business, and legal strategies that companies use to revitalize their business, improve performance, and create value when facing significant financial and operating challenges.

Professor Gilson’s research has been published by leading academic and practitioner journals and has been cited, for example, by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week, The Economist, and Bloomberg. His work has received numerous honors, including the Charles M. Williams award for outstanding teaching in executive education at Harvard Business School.

Professor Gilson currently teaches in the Advanced Management Program and various other executive programs including Finance for Senior Executives. For twenty years he taught one of the most popular MBA courses at HBS, Creating Value Through Corporate Restructuring.

Professor Gilson consults for a variety of companies and organizations. He is a director of Advanced Alloy Processing LLC, and served on the advisory boards of the Turnaround Management Association and several investment funds.