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Michael Drew

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
+61 (0)7 3735 7597 (Work)
N50 1.26, Nathan Campus

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Professor Michael E. Drew BEcon, MEconSt, PhD (Qld), SF Fin (Life member), FAICD, FAIM, FGIA, AIFA®, MSAFAA Dr Michael E. 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.


  • Doctor Of Philosophy
    University Of Queensland
  • Masters of Economics Studies
    University of Queensland1994 - 1996
  • Bachelor Of Economics
    University of Queensland1991 - 1994


  • Graduate Certificate In Higher Education
    Griffith University2000 - 2000