Robert Faff is currently Professor of Finance and Director of Research at the UQ Business School and a Visiting Professor at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow and the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. Professor Faff has a distinguished track record and international reputation in empirical finance research including: securing 13 prestigious Australian Research Council grants, with total funding exceeding $4 million; more than 280 refereed journal publications across 75 different titles; career citations exceeding 7,000; and a h-index of 45 (Google Scholar). He has held Research Director positions spanning two decades: RMIT (1996-2002); Monash (2002-2010); UQ Business School (since 2011). His particular passion is nurturing and developing the career trajectories of early career researchers; research training of PhD students and engagement in Eastern Europe. Robert is a past Editor of Accounting and Finance (2002-2011); has presented in excess of 200 research workshops at domestic/international universities; and has supervised more than 30 PhD students to successful completion. Over his career he has been granted several awards including: Monash Postgraduate Association Supervisor of the Year, 2006; AFAANZ “Outstanding Contribution to Accounting and Finance Research Literature”, 2012; AFAANZ Visiting Research Professor, 2015; Doctor Honoris Causa from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies.
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