Professor Jonathan Batten, Professor of Finance at RMIT University.

    Prof. Batten is the managing editor of Elsevier’s highly ranked Emerging Markets Review, and Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions and Money, and co-editor of Finance Research Letters.

    His research topics cover several disciplines in the business area he has published work on insider trading and market manipulation, bond pricing and corporate foreign exchange risk management in top-tier journals (e.g. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and Journal of International Business Studies). In addition, he has also published work in leading journals in applied mathematics on complexity in financial time series (e.g. Chaos and Physica A), on stock, gold and energy market integration (Energy Economics, Energy Policy and Resources Policy).

    Professor Cameron Truong, Professor of Accounting at Monash University.

    Prof. Truong is a world-class researcher and has published numerous articles in leading peer-reviewed accounting and international business journals, including Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, The Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: a Journal of Practice and Theory, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance. Prof. Truong has won several Best Paper Awards at leading international accounting and finance conferences and several competitive research grants (AFAANZ and ACFS research grants).