Professor Susan Thorp
professor of finance and superannuation, University of Technology Sydney
Professor Susan Thorp holds the Chair of Finance and Superannuation at the University of Technology, Sydney. The Chair is funded by the Sydney Financial Forum (through Colonial First State Global Asset Management), the NSW Government, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA), the Industry Superannuation Network (ISN), and the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality.
Susan’s research focuses on long-horizon wealth management, especially consumer financial decision making. Her publications include studies of risk communication, retirement savings portfolio management, annuitisation and retirement income streams. Professor Thorp gained her BEc (Hons) from the University of Sydney, and her PhD from the University of New South Wales.