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Stefan Trueck

Stefan Trueck

Position: Professor of Finance
Department: Centre for Financial Risk

Stefan received a PhD in Statistics from University of Karlsruhe in Germany. His current research interests focus on risk management and financial econometrics including the fields of credit risk, power markets, carbon trading and real estate finance.


Jeffrey Sheen

Jeffrey Sheen

Position: Professor
Department: Department of Economics

Professor Jeff Sheen obtained his PhD at the London School of Economics, has been on the faculty of the Universities of Manchester, Essex and Sydney, and has had a visiting appointment at the Reserve Bank of Australia.


Tak Kuen (Ken) Siu

Tak Kuen (Ken) Siu

Position: Professor
Department: Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies

Ken received his Ph.D. from the University of Hong Kong in 2001 and has got his B.Sc. (First Class Hons) in Mathematics (Statistics Options) from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 1998.


Denise Jepsen

Denise Jepsen

Position: Associate Professor
Department: Department of Marketing and Management

Denise is a registered psychologist, a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and a Member of the College of Organisational Psychologists. She is a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and an elected representative on the NSW Council of AHRI.


Gordon Brooks

Gordon Brooks

Position: Lecturer
Department: Department of Marketing and Management
Mr Gordon Brooks began his career as an engineer, progressing through managerial roles in engineering, operations, sales and marketing, business development and general management before becoming an academic.

Leonie Tickle

Leonie Tickle

Position: Professor
Department: Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies

Leonie's research focuses on the modelling, analysis and forecasting of mortality in the general population and for insured lives. She has received both the H M Jackson and the A M Parker prizes of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia for this work.


Yvette Blount

Yvette Blount

Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Yvette received her PhD from Deakin University. She has worked in senior and consulting roles in the banking and IT industries. Her research focuses on the employee management implications of B2C electronic commerce in service industries.


Chris Baumann

Chris Baumann

Position: Associate Professor
Department: Department of Marketing and Management

Dr Chris Baumann holds an Economist SEBA (Switzerland), an MBA from Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Vancouver, Canada, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM).


Lorne Cummings

Lorne Cummings

Position: Associate Dean - Higher Degree Research
Department: Faculty of Business and Economics

Lorne received his PhD from Macquarie University. He is currently on the editorial board of the News Journal of the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability and The Open Business Journal.


Catriona Lavermicocca

Catriona Lavermicocca

Position: Deputy Head of Department
Department: Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Catriona is a Lecturer and the Postgraduate Programs Co-ordinator for the Department of Accounting. Her research interests are taxation, directors duties and corporate governance.