B. Ec (Hons) Sydney
Sean completed a bachelors of Economics at the University of Sydney with a major in Economics and Finance. He completed his Honours project in Finance in 2008 focusing on the impact of insider trading regulation in the Asia-Pacific Region. He has been a tutor and head tutor for since 2007, teaching at both USYD and UTS.
Thesis Topic: The Integrity of Capital Markets
Thesis Description: Sean's thesis focusses on the integrity of capital markets, with a particular focus on manipulative conduct. His research covers areas such as insider trading, closing price manipulation, high frequency trading and fleeting liquidity. One of his thesis chapters is being published as part of the UK Treasury Foresight project on "The Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets". These papers focus on the regulation and impact of financial misconduct and regulation, with a particular emphasis on microstructure analysis.