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Overview

Current Work

Professor of Finance, Griffith Business School  

News

Expertise Keywords

  • Retirement policy
  • Superannuation pensions and investment management
  • Target date funds and life cycle investing

Subject Area Codes

  • Finance

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 83 (Other: 83)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Current and Past Courses

  • Finance Internship (3217AFE)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Finance Internship (3217AFE)
    Teacher, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Student M Investment Fund (3217AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Student M Investment Fund (3217AFE)
    Teacher, Mixed Mode, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Finance Internship (3217AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Finance Internship (3217AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Finance Internship (3217AFE)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Finance Internship (3217AFE)
    Teacher, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Student M Investment Fund (3217AFE)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, In Field, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Student M Investment Fund (3217AFE)
    Teacher, Mixed Mode, In Field, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Finance Internship (3217AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Finance Internship (3217AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Advanced Bus Finance Honours (6231AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Advanced Bus Finance Honours (6231AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Spec Topics in Finance Honours (6206AFE)
    Teacher, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Spec Topics in Finance Honours (6206AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Advanced Bus Finance Honours (6231AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Advanced Bus Finance Honours (6231AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2013.
  • Research Design & Methods (7001GBS)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Research Design & Methods (7001GBS)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Research Design & Methods (7001GBS)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Research Design & Methods (7001GBS)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Advanced Bus Finance Honours (6231AFE)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2012.
  • Advanced Bus Finance Honours (6231AFE)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2012.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Theses Supervised at Griffith

Background

Bio

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.
 

Education and Training

  • GCertHigherEd Graduate Certificate In Higher Education, Griffith University 2000 - 2000
  • MEconStud Masters of Economics Studies, University of Queensland 1994 - 1996
  • BEc Bachelor Of Economics, University of Queensland 1991 - 1994
  • PhD Doctor Of Philosophy, University Of Queensland 2000

Professional memberships

  • SF FIN (Life Member) Life Member, Financial Services Institute of Australasia 2006 -
  • FAICD Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors 2011 -
  • FIML Fellow, Institute of Managers and Leaders 2012 -
  • FGIA Fellow, Governance Institute of Australia 2013 -
  • AIFA Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst, Fi360 Pacific 2016 -
  • MSAFAA Member Practitioner, Stockbrokers Association of Australia 2017 -
  • Analyst, Centre for Fiduciary Excellence, CEFEX 2016 -
  • AIF Accredited Investment Fiduciary, Fi360 Pacific 2015 -
  • FCIS Fellow, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators 2013 -