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Elizabeth Sheedy

Professor - Risk governance, culture, remuneration, Macquarie University

Elizabeth Sheedy is a financial risk expert based in the Applied Finance Centre where she has been teaching in Singapore and Australia for more than 20 years. Prior to joining the university she worked for Macquarie Bank and Westpac. Professor Sheedy has enjoyed a long association with RMA Australia (Risk Managers' Association) and PRMIA (Professional Risk Managers' International Association) and co-edited The Professional Risk Managers' Handbook. In previous years her research focussed on quantitative risk modelling. More recently her research focus has shifted to the role of governance and culture in determining outcomes for banks. Her current focus research interests are: risk culture, ethical culture/leadership, remuneration and experimental investigation of risk management behaviour.


  • –present
    Associate Professor - Financial Risk Management, Macquarie University


  • 1998 
    Macquarie University, PhD Finance