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Dr James Cummings

James-Cummings-171x87Topic: 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.

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Professor Andrew Ferguson

Professor Andrew FergusonTopic: 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.

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Professor Wolfgang Härdle

Professor HardleTopic: 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".

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Craig Roodt

Craig RoodtTopic: 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.

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Scott Tully

Scott TullyTopic: 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.

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Professor Stefan Trueck

Photo of Stefan TrueckTopic: 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.

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Professor Jeffrey Sheen

Jeff-Sheen_171x87Professor Jeffrey Sheen is co-director of the Centre for Financial Risk.

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Professor David R. Gallagher

David GallagherProfessor David Gallagher is the CEO of the Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR).

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Risk Day 2014 is supported by 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.

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.