BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA, October 29, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Chris Humphrey Private Wealth Management is fortunate to welcome Dr Adam Walk as an investment consultant. Dr Walk is a Research Fellow at Griffith Business School, where he is working on a recently-awarded CSIRO research grant, and a Partner at Drew, Walk & Co, a firm of consulting financial economists. ---
Adam's deep understanding of finance theory is an invaluable input into the way that Chris Humphrey Private Wealth Management constructs investment portfolios for clients.
As a consultant, Adam' s primary role is to ensure that the Chris Humphrey Private Wealth Management investment team is updated with the latest developments in applied financial research. Although Adam's role does not encompass individual security or stock selection, Adam' s extensive academic background provides our investment team with a unique information source not available to most wealth managers. Currently, Adam is working with Chris Humphrey Private Wealth Management to develop strategies aimed at mitigating sequencing risk.
Please note, the extent to which finance theory is embedded into our investment philosophy remains the responsibility of Chris Humphrey Private Wealth Management and not of external consultants.
Dr Walk's research focusses on pension finance, investment management and financial risk management. His recent publications include:
--- Bianchi, R, Drew, M and Walk, A 2013, 'The time diversification puzzle: Why trustees should care', JASSA: The Finsia Journal of Applied Finance, no. 1, pp. 51-55.
--- Doran, B, Drew, M and Walk, A 2012, 'The Retirement Risk Zone: A Baseline Study', JASSA: The Finsia Journal of Applied Finance, no. 1, pp. 6-11.
--- Bianchi, R, Drew, M and Walk, A 2012, 'Regimes in Australian pension fund returns: a hidden semi-Markov approach', Investment management and Financial Innovations, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 55-69.
--- Bianchi, R, Drew, M & Walk, A, 2010, 'On the responsible investment disclosure practices of the world's largest pension funds', Accounting Research Journal, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 302-318.
He is an Associate of both the Griffith Centre for Personal Finance and Superannuation and the Australian Centre for Financial Studies. Previously he has held industry appointments at QIC Limited, QSuper and Bank of Queensland. He received his Ph.D. in financial economics from Griffith University and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia).
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