Professor Alex Frino
Director | Chair of the Board Audit Committee
Professor Alex Frino is a distinguished economist who fosters the interaction of business with academe. He is an alumnus of UOW and Cambridge University, and is also a former Fulbright Scholar.
He is one of the best published finance academics in the world with over 100 papers in leading scholarly journals. He has won over $10 million in national competitive research funding and is frequently cited by the major mainstream global press.
He was previously Chief Executive Officer of the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre Limited – a $100 million research installation funded by the Australian Federal Government and partnering with 20 major global financial corporations.
He has held visiting academic positions at leading Universities in Italy, New Zealand, the UK and the United States. He has also held positions with leading financial market organisations including the Sydney Futures Exchange, Credit Suisse and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in the USA.
He has held a number of senior leadership positions at Australian Universities including as Head of School, dean and deputy vice -chancellor level.
He is regularly called upon to act as an independent expert witness in major Australian court cases and has acted as a consultant to many large Australian listed companies.