Cambridge Judge Business School - University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Chambers is Reader in Finance and a Keynes Fellow at Judge Business School, Cambridge University. He received his PhD in 2008 from the London School of Economics and was a post-doctoral fellow in economics at Oxford University from 2005-2008. His research interests span asset management and financial history and he has published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the Journal of Economic History, the Economic History Review and Explorations in Economic History as well as the Financial Analysts Journal and the Journal of Portfolio Management. His research has been cited in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Economist, Forbes and the Nikkei Shimbun and covered by the BBC and Bloomberg TV. He directs the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Judge Business School, which conducts research into long-horizon investing. He also sits on the editorial board of the Financial Analysts Journal. Prior to returning to full-time education in 2001, Chambers worked for 20 years in investment banking at Barings, Hotchkis & Wiley and Merrill Lynch where he gained experience in asset management, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital in Europe, Japan and the United States. He sits on a number of investment committees in Cambridge and London.
UQ Business School (Australia)
Robert Faff is Professor of Finance and Director of Research at the UQ Business School. He has an international reputation in empirical finance research: securing 14 Australian Research Council grants (funding exceeding $4 million); >300 refereed journal publications; career citations >10,500 (Google Scholar); and a h-index of 53 (Google Scholar). His particular passion is nurturing and developing the career trajectories of early career researchers. Robert has supervised more than 30 PhD students to successful completion and examined 50 PhD dissertations. Building on a 35-year academic career, his latest passion is "Pitching Research", now gaining great traction domestically and worldwide as exemplified by: (a) >10,900 SSRN downloads; (b) >230 pitching talks/events; (c) at 37 Australian universities; and (d) spanning 47 different countries. In addition, Robert is Editor-in-Chief of Pacific-Basin Finance Journal and was the former Editor of Accounting and Finance (2002-2011).