Membership and Research Committee

Douglas Foster

Douglas Foster is a Professor of Finance at The University of Sydney Business School. He has held faculty positions at the University of Technology Sydney, Australian National University, the University of New South Wales, The Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa, and The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. More…
He was awarded the Ph.D. degree from Cornell University in 1987. His research interests include the use of information-based techniques in market design, funds management, investment banking, corporate finance, and risk management. He has also written experimental and qualitative papers in behavioural finance with a growing focus on individual retirement savings decisions. Professor Foster has taught a range of courses including Applied Securities Management, Behavioral Finance, Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring, Corporate Valuation, Financial Information Technology, Financial Management, Futures and Options, Information and Finance, International Finance, Investments, and Investment Banking.

Greg Shailer

Greg Shailer is Director of the Australian National Centre for Audit & Assurance Research (ANCAAR) at The Australian National University. He received his PhD from the University of Adelaide. He has held faculty positions at Flinders University of South Australia and University of Newcastle and visiting positions at City University of New York (Baruch College), University of Bristol and University of Arizona. More…
He has an extensive record of research supervision and training, and received the CBE Award for Excellence in Research Supervision and an ANU Commendation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning. Greg’s research interests include multidisciplinary aspects of corporate governance, with an emphasis on institutions and regulation, and the economics and regulation of auditing. He is author of several books in auditing and corporate governance and has published many papers in leading journals in accounting, finance, information systems, business and economics.

Petko Kalev

Petko S. Kalev is a Professor in Finance and the Director of the Centre for Applied Financial Studies — School of Commerce, Division of Business at the University of South Australia. Professor Petko Kalev holds a PhD in Financial Econometrics from Monash University, a Master of Science in Statistics from the University of Melbourne and, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from the University of Plovdiv. More…
Petko has several research interests ranging from Capital Markets, Market Efficiency, Corporate Finance, Assets Management and Behavioural Finance. Professor Kalev is most known and recognised for his empirical research contributions to the field of Market Microstructure. Professor Kalev is a prolific researcher who has published exclusively in international reputable finance journals. Over the last 10 years (2003–2012) Professor Kalev has presented over 40 refereed conference papers at international finance conferences and more than 50 seminar papers in leading Business Schools, Finance Departments and Financial Organisations in Australia, Europe, North and South America. As a main or solo supervisor, Professor Kalev has supervised 5 PhD students and 28 Honours students till completion. After joining the UniSA in February 2010, Professor Kalev organised and chaired the successful Empirical and Quantitative Finance Colloquium (2010), Finance Research Day (April 2011) as well as several Crafting Quality Research panel sessions (2011–2012). Professor Kalev is also the founder and executive chair of an annual research conference on Behavioral Finance and Capital Markets (since 2011). In addition, Petko Kalev is the founder and Director of the Centre for Applied Financial Studies (CAFS), at the School of Commerce (October 2010). On his initiative, UniSA became the first participating member, located outside of New South Wales of the $100 million Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CM CRC). Professor Kalev is a member of FINSIA, FIRN, FMA and Q Group Australia.