Associate Professor Geoff Warren

PhD, BComm (Hons)
Honorary Associate Professor
ANU College of Business and Economics
T: +61-411 241 091

Areas of expertise

  • Financial Economics 140207

Research interests

INVESTMENTS in general, with specific expertise in the following: 

  • Superannuation and retirement - default products; governance 
  • Funds management - performance, capacity, active vs passive
  • Portfolio construction, including asset allocation
  • Evaluation of investments - asset classes and strategies; valuation
  • Long-term investing
  • Taxation - imputation, managed funds



Geoff Warren is an Honorary Associate Professor at the Australian National University and Research Fellow with the Conexus Institute - a not-for-profit research centre focused on superannuation and retirement. Geoff is an active researcher who focuses on investment-related areas with an applied and policy emphasis, including: superannuation, funds management, portfolio construction, long-term investing, and the evaluation and taxation of investments. Geoff spent over 20 years in investment markets, including as the Director of Capital Markets Research at Russell Investments; as an analyst, Chief Strategist and Head of Research with investment bank Ord Minnett / JP Morgan Australia; and as an equity portfolio manager at AMP Capital. He is currently a member of the Salvation Army Investment Advisory Board, the Atlas Infrastructure Investment Governance and Macro Advisory Boards, the ASIC Consultative Panel, the Super Consumers Australia Research Committee, and the Brandes Institute Asia-Pacific Advisory Board. Geoff has a PhD from the AGSM, and a BComm (Hons) with the University Medal from UNSW. 


Researcher's projects

Fund Management

  • Alpha profiles and determinants


  • Retirement strategies - design and delivery
  • Drivers of retirement outcomes


  • Member switching
  • Scale impacts


Projects and Grants

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