Researcher biography

Wang Chun is a lecturer at UQ Business School with research interests in quantitative finance. Prior to academia, he has more than 8 years experience in investment management. He spent circa 3 years as a quantitative analyst at Macquarie Investment Management in their global systematic equities team and 3.5 years at a Sydney based hedge fund, Regal Funds Management, as a quantitative analyst with their Pan-Asian systematic long-short portfolios. He has also spent 2 years as a macro strategy and portfolio construction senior investment analyst at AustralianSuper in Melbourne.

Wang Chun holds a BComm(Hons) First Class in Actuarial Studies at the University of Melbourne, a GradCert in Information Technology at UNSW and a PhD in Finance at the University of Sydney. He is a CFA Charterholder, and currently completing a Master of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.