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Professor Ros Grady

Ros GradyConjoint Professor and Chief Executive Officer, Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR)

Ros Grady was appointed in March 2012 as the inaugural Conjoint Professor and CEO of the Centre for International Finance and Regulation.

Professor Grady has had a distinguished legal career in industry, government and academia. She was formerly the Partner in Charge of the Melbourne office of law firm Mallesons Stephen Jacques (now King & Wood Mallesons) where she led the Financial Market Regulation Practice Group after an earlier career with the Commonwealth Government. 

Professor Grady has also recently worked as an international legal consultant to the:

  • World Bank
  • Asian Development Bank
  • United Nations Development Program

and other leading international organisations on the design of financial sector regulatory systems for developing economies.

She holds a current appointment as an adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Sydney and as a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne Law School. Professor Grady is also the Chair of the Human Rights Law Centre in Australia.

She has qualifications in law and economics and Master in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. 

About the Centre for International Finance and Regulation

Centre for International Finance and RegulationCIFR is a Centre of Excellence promoting financial sector vibrancy, resiliency and integrity, supporting Australia as a regional financial centre through leading research and education on systemic risk, financial market developments and market and regulatory performance. CIFR is supported by a pre-eminent and actively engaged consortium of members, with valuable funding and other support from the Australian Government and the NSW Government's Department of Trade and Investment.