- Scott Donald
Director - Centre for Law, Markets & Regulation, Senior Lecturer
BEc (Syd), LLB (Syd), LLM (UCL), PhD (UNSW), CFA, SF Fin
Scott Donald joined the University of New South Wales Law Faculty in February 2010.
Prior to joining the Faculty, Scott worked in a variety of senior roles for Russell Investment Group (1994-2005, 2006-2009), including Director of Research, Director of Product Development (EMEA) and, most recently, Director of Fiduciary Research. Before that he was an investment analyst with Ipac Securities (1986-1994). In that time Scott has advised a wide range of public and private sector organisations in Australia and overseas on issues associated with the regulation, governance and investment of superannuation and investment funds. He was a consultant to the Super System Review (the 'Cooper Review') that reported in June 2010 and a member of the Stronger Super Governance Consultative Working Group in 2011.
Scott was a recipient of a Brian Gray Scholarship from RBA/APRA in 2009 and was joint winner of the inaugural Research Prize at the 7th Annual Australian Sustainability Awards in 2008. He has published widely in the academic, professional and industry press on issues related to regulation, law, governance and investment strategy.
Areas of expertise
Regulation of financial products and services, Theories of regulation, Equity and trusts, Superannuation.
Senior Fellow, Finsia
Editorial Board, Superannuation Law Bulletin
CIFR F008: Independence and the Governance of Superannuation Funds. 2015 (w Le Mire)
CIFR T011: Assessing the effectiveness of the Australian financial advice industry. 2014-15. (w Kingsford Smith, Mackenzie)
CIFR SUP002: Structure and Responsibilities in Default Superannuation Funds: Influences and Effectiveness. 2013-15. (w Warren, Butt, Foster, Thorp)
CIFR EO33: Identifying, monitoring and managing systemic risks in Australia’s superannuation system. 2013-14. (w Arnold, Bateman, Buckley, Liu)
- Business Associations (LAWS1091)
- Commercial and Charitable Trusts (LAWS3023)
- Funds Management, Superannuation and Insurance (LAWS8099)