Mark Latham

Mark Latham is a financial economist and founder of -- follow He holds a master's degree in finance from UBC and a PhD in finance from MIT. He was assistant professor of finance at U C Berkeley, and a derivatives arbitrageur on Wall Street. He left Wall Street in 1995 to work on reforming corporations. This project has expanded to include reform of democracies and co-ops – see and In 2009 the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission appointed Mark to their Investor Advisory Committee, to represent individual investors.

We want our co-ops back

We can all help solve global problems, by taking a stand for informed democracy in our local organizations -- especially co-ops and credit unions. This month, members are voting at Mountain Equipment...