Jerry Parwada is a Professor of Finance and Director of Academic Strategy at UNSW Business School, Sydney, Australia and a Visiting Scholar at the Stern School of Business, New York University. He served as Head of School – Banking and Finance at UNSW from 2011-2017. Jerry’s research specializes in investment management and financial markets and is published in world leading journals in his discipline. He has experience in investment banking and consulting to industry on issues relating to funds management, security valuation and market quality. He has been instrumental in the launch of the Adviser Ratings Licensee Rating system and is the Chair of its Rating Committee. He is a regular speaker at local and international industry and academic forums, is a member of a central bank board, and runs a volunteer network of experts for the development of early career and aspiring financial economics researchers in African countries.