Dr James Cummings
Topic: Risk and return of illiquid investments: A trade-off for superannuation funds offering transferable accounts
Dr James Cummings is a lecturer in the Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies at Macquarie University.
Professor Andrew Ferguson
Topic: Understanding assurance in the Australian self-managed superannuation fund industry
Andrew Ferguson is a Professor of Financial Accounting at UTS. Prior to joining UTS in 2009, Andrew was a Senior Lecturer and an Associate Professor of Accounting at UNSW.
Professor Wolfgang Härdle
Topic: Tail event driven portfolio management
Professor Härdle is the director of the Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz Chair of Statistics at the Department of Economics and Business Administration at Humboldt-University Berlin. He is also the director of the "Collaborative Research Center 649: Economic Risk".
Topic: Superannuation and Investment Risk: A Regulator's perspective
Craig Roodt is Head of Investment Risk at APRA with responsibility for market risk issues in relation to insurers and superannuation funds. This covers the review of asset-liability management, investment risk management and liquidity management at regulated institutions, and providing specialist advice and guidance within APRA on these topics.
Topic: Managing portfolio risk to match the objectives of superannuation members.
Scott Tully is head of the FirstChoice Investments team, responsible for managing Colonial First State's range of FirstChoice multi manager, multi-index and lifestage portfolios.
Professor Stefan Trueck
Topic: Risk Management using Real-Time Financial and Business Conditions Indicators
Stefan Trück is a Professor of Finance and Co-Director of the Centre for Financial Risk at Macquarie University.
Professor Jeffrey Sheen
Professor Jeffrey Sheen is co-director of the Centre for Financial Risk.
Professor David R. Gallagher
Professor David Gallagher is the CEO of the Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR).
Risk Day 2014 is supported by the Centre for International Finance and Regulation.
CIFR support 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.