Jeffrey Wong

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Jeffrey Wong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance. His research expertises are in accounting and finance with specialization in energy finance, ESG (environmental, social and governance), market behaviour, corporate decision-making, financial regulations, complex relationships in financial markets and securities market microstructure.  

His research projects have addressed issues in ESG value relevance to investors, impact of energy prices on corporate decisions, high frequency trading, 'fleeting' liquidity, market fragmentation, institutional behaviour, minimum tick variations, trading opportunities and execution costs. He has published in leading international journals including British Accounting Review, Energy Economics, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of Futures Markets, etc.

Jeffrey is also part of a successful team that won $1 million in Australian Research Council funding to analyse the impact of High Frequency Trading on financial markets. Outcomes from his research have contributed to a better understanding of the complex relationship between cross-border exchanges and assisted in shaping the rules and regulations governing securities market design.

Jeffrey was also Head of the Energy Markets Research Centre at the Capital Markets CRC (a large research institute awarded approximately 300m in funding since inception). He previously worked for Singapore Exchange and held executive positions in the funds management industry. As a research leader with extensive industry experience, he engages with government, regulators, and industry stakeholders to enable evidence-based decisions.

Jeffrey has a PhD and Honours from the University of Sydney, won significant government funding (from Australian Research Council), worked and consulted with the Australian Energy Regulator and NSW government on energy research projects.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Sydney

BCom (Hons), University of Sydney

External positions

Head of Energy Markets Research Centre , Capital Markets CRC Limited

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