Carole Comerton-Forde

Professor of Finance, University of Melbourne

Carole Comerton-Forde is a Professor of Finance at the University of Melbourne. Her research is in the area of market microstructure, with a focus on market liquidity and market integrity. Her work has been published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Carole has previously held academic positions at the Australian National University, the University of Sydney and New York University. She was previously a Visiting Economist at the New York Stock Exchange. She has also acted as a consultant for a number of stock exchanges and market regulators around the world.


  • 2011–present
    Professor of Finance, Australian National University
  • 2006–2010
    Associate Professor of Finance, University of Sydney


  • 2001 
    University of Sydney, Doctor of Philosophy, Finance
  • 1997 
    University of Sydney, Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Research Areas

  • Finance (150201)