BEcon MEconSt PhD Qld GCertHED Griff SF Fin

Professor, Griffith Business School

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Professor Michael Drew is a consulting financial economist specialising in the areas of investment governance, pension plan design, and outcome-oriented investing. Michael is a Director of Drew, Walk & Co., and a Professor of Finance at Griffith University. His research has appeared in leading practitioner journals, including the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, the Journal of Portfolio Management, and the Journal of Retirement. He has been invited to make submissions and testify before numerous committees, including the U.S. Department of Labor and Securities Exchange Commission joint hearing on Target Date Funds. Concurrently, Michael serves as a specialist member of the QSuper Investment Committee and is a member of the Investment Advisory Board of the Petroleum Fund of Timor-Leste. Michael received his Ph.D. in the field of economics from the University of Queensland, is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst™, and a Life Member of FINSIA, the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Research expertise

  • Superannuation, pensions and investment management
  • Target date funds and life-cycle investing
  • Evaluation of investment performance
  • Retirement policy

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