Robert is a Professor of Finance and Director of Research at the UQ Business School. He has an international reputation in empirical finance research: securing 14 ARC grants; more than 300 refereed journal publications; career citations exceeding 10,900; and a h-index of 53 (Google Scholar). His particular passion is nurturing and developing the career trajectories of early career researchers. Robert has supervised more than 30 PhD students to successful completion and examined 50 PhD dissertations. Robert’s research interests include asset pricing, risk modelling, managed fund performance, behavioural finance, corporate governance and market efficiency.