Steering Committee

The IGF is supported by a Steering Committee which meets three times a year.

Professor Elizabeth Carson
Professor Fariborz Moshirian

Professor Fariborz Moshirian is  the Director of the Institute of Global Finance (IGF) in the Australian School of Business at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. The IGF does collaborative research on Systemic risk, financial innovation and global financial stability with NYU, UCLA and has had joint work with the Asian Development Bank, the IMF, the World Bank, PwC and a number of world class research centres. Fariborz was the Bertil Danielsson Professor of Finance for 2006 (the Stockholm School of Economics and Nordea Bank). He is a consultant to the Asian Development Bank. He served as the Head of School of Banking and Finance at UNSW for over four years.

Fariborz has published a number of influential research works on global financial stability, interconnectedness, governance, systemic risk and the financial and social challenges of the 21st century in leading international finance journals including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Banking and Finance. Fariborz’s joint work with the World Bank on Globalization and Financial Services in Emerging Countries was published in 2007.  His  work with the IMF and the World Bank on Global Financial Crisis, Risk Analysis and Risk Management was published in 2009. His joint work with Institutions such as the Bank for International Settlements “Systemic Risk, Basel III, Governance and Financial Stability” was published in 2012. His latest work on Systemic Risk: Liquidity Risk, Governance and Global Financial Stability with Institutions such as the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Bank of England and the Reserve Bank of Australia is published in  2014.

Professor Chris Adam
Deputy Director
Mark Humphery-Jenner
Associate Director
Jerry Parwada
Michael Sherris


Ah-Boon Sim
Associate Professor