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Professor Hazel Bateman

B Econ (Hons) University of Queensland; PhD UNSW; GAICD

Primary affiliation: CEPAR Deputy Director; Professor, School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW Sydney; Professorial Fellow, Ageing Asia Research Hub, UNSW Sydney

Hazel Bateman is Professor in the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies, UNSW Sydney, and a Chief Investigator and Deputy Director of CEPAR.

She has expertise in pension economics, behavioural retirement insurance and lifecycle finance. Her current research investigates the role of choice and information architecture, financial advice and financial literacy on lifecycle financial decisions including superannuation, housing and aged care financing.

Hazel works closely with the financial services industry, superannuation and pension funds and policy makers in Australia and internationally and has consulted to international organisations including the World Bank and the OECD.

She is Chair of the Netspar Scientific Council, a member of the Consultative Committee of UniSuper, an academic member of the China Ageing Finance Forum and serves on the Advisory Boards of the Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension index and the Conexus Institute. In 2019 she was appointed inaugural President of the International Pensions Research Association (IPRA).

Keywords: Retirement Incomes; Behavioural Retirement Finance; Pension Choices

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