Renee Adams  The University of New South Wales, Australia

Renee Adams is Professor of Finance at the University of New South Wales. She is also the Director of UNSW Business School’s Women in Leadership Network, an Affiliate of LSE’s Financial Markets Group, Senior Fellow at the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research and Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute. Since 2016, she is an editor at Management Science. She founded The Financial Economics Women Network, and co-founded the American Finance Association’s “Academic Female Finance Committee”.


Kalok Chan  The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Kalok Chan is the Dean of CUHK Business School and Wei Lun Professor of Finance. He was Chair Professor of Finance and Acting Dean of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Business School. He was also the Founding Director of the HKUST-NYU Stern Joint Master in Global Finance programme, and had established the Value Partners Centre for Investing. He has been ranked as the top finance researcher in the Asia-Pacific region by the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.


Gregory Chow  Princeton University,USA

Gregory Chow is Professor of Economics and Class of 1913 Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, at Princeton University. He was a major figure in the postwar flowering of econometrics, and his applied work included important research in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and development economics. In addition to “Chow test” used for structural change in a regression, another “Chow test” is named for his great contribution to economics education in China, particularly selecting Chinese students into the Ph.D. program in the US top Universities.He has also been a major adviser on economic policy, economic reform, and economic education in both Taiwan and mainland China.


Raymond Kan  University of Toronto, Canada

Raymond Kan is a Professor of Finance at Rotman. His research interests include empirical asset pricing, portfolio management, and computational statistics. His research has been published in Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, and Journal of Econometrics. Raymond currently serves on the editorial board of Journal of Financial Econometrics.

Jun-Koo Kang  Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Jun-Koo Kang is Canon Professor and Distinguished Professor of Finance at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He is also executive director of Insurance Risk and Finance Research Center. He currently serves as a co-editor of Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, and an editorial board member of Journal of International Business Studies. He is also a senior fellow and secretary of the Asia Bureau of Finance and Economics Research and a research fellow of the Asian Institute of Corporate Governance.


Sheridan Titman  University of Texas at Austin,USA

Sheridan Titman is McAllister Centennial Chair in Financial Services at the McCombs School of Business and the director of the Energy Management and Innovation Center at UT. He is an influential researcher and thought leader in the fields of corporate finance and asset pricing. He also leads research efforts in the areas of real estate finance and investment, and energy finance and innovation. In 2012 he was elected as the President of the American Finance Association and served as the President of the Western Finance Association.