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Bond Business School
14 University Dr
Robina QLD
Australia 4226

Curriculum Vitae


Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Ph.D. Sustainable Development, May 2015
Dissertation: “Governing Uncertainty: Financial policies for risk”
Advisor: Prof Geoffrey Heal
Committee: Prof Pierre-André Chiappori, Prof Howard Kunreuther, Prof John Mutter, Prof Bernard Salanié
, May 2012
Masters Thesis: “Optimal Natural Disaster Risk Financing”
M.A., February 2012

Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
B.Act.Stds. (First Class Honours), November 2006
Honours Thesis: “Microinsurance for Massive Disasters”
Advisors: Dr Tim Higgins and Dr Alan Martina
LLB (First Class Honours), June 2006
Honours Thesis: “BITs Bite Back: Most-Favoured-Nation Clauses in Dispute Settlement”
Advisor:  Jane Ellis

Fellowships, Grants and Awards
2016-2018    British Academy Leverhulme Trust small grant 10,000GBP 
  Ernst-Meyer Prize of the Geneva Association 5,000CHF
   Faculty Fellowship, Columbia University 180,000 USD
2010-2013    Australian Actuarial PhD Scholarship 30,000 AUD
2001-2006    National Undergraduate Scholarship, Australian National University 72,000AUD
2006             Blake Dawson Waldron Prize for Corporations Law, Australian National University 500AUD

Academic Positions

2019-current Assistant Professor
Bond Business School, Bond University, Australia
Assistant Professor
Department of Economics, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Postdoctoral Researcher
Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment,
London School of Economics, United Kingdom
Teaching Assistant
Department of Economics and School of International and Public Affairs
Columbia University, New York NY United States
2006 Tutor in Marketing Research Methods
Australian National University, Canberra ACT Australia

Work Experience

2013-2015 Disaster and Risk Financing consultant
World Bank, Washington DC, USA
2007-2009 Actuarial Analyst
Towers Perrin, Sydney NSW Australia
2008 Program Analyst in the trade and private sector development portfolio (AYAD)
United Nations Development Program, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Research Analyst
Insurance Australia Group, Sydney NSW Australia
Research Officer
Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra, ACT Australia

Professional Accreditation

AIAA (Australian Institute of Actuaries)