Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Strategy) of the University of Wollongong and Executive Director of UOWGE

Professor Alex Frino is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Strategy) of the University of Wollongong. A distinguished international financial economist, he is an alumnus of UOW and Cambridge University, and a former Fulbright Scholar. He is one of the best-published financial economists in the world with over 100 papers in leading scholarly journals.

He was previously Chief Executive Officer of the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre Limited – a $100 million research installation funded by the Australian Federal Government and partnering with 20 major global financial corporations. He has held visiting academic positions at leading Universities in Italy, New Zealand, the UK and the United States. He has also held positions with leading financial market organisations including the Sydney Futures Exchange, Credit Suisse and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in the USA.

Current roles and responsibilities within UOWGE are:

  • Director of the UOW Global Enterprises Board
  • Director of the UOWC Ltd Board
  • Director of the UOWD Ltd Board
  • Member of the UOWD Ceremonial and Honorary Awards Committee
  • Member of the UOWD External Advisory Council
  • Member of the UOWCHK Board of Governors
  • Chair of the UOWCHK College Council