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Rising Star Awards

Fire Side Chat and Rising Star Awards

Sponsored by Commonwealth Bank

Facilitator: Tara Oliver

Speakers: 
Dilip Soman

Dilip Soman

Dilip Soman is a Professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, and a co-director of the University’s “Behavioural Economics in Action at Rotman [BEAR]” research centre. He has also served as the inaugural director of the University’s India Innovation Institute, and has previously taught at the University of Colorado and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Dilip holds a Ph.D. in Behavioural Science (Chicago), an M.B.A. (Indian Institute of Management) and a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering (Bombay).

Robert Slonim

Robert Slonim

Robert is a Professor at the University of Sydney and holds a PhD from Duke University and MBA and BA degrees from the University of California Berkeley. Robert is recognised as a pioneer in the areas of experimental and behavioural economics. He has been very innovative in his use of experimental methods that have theoretical importance and important empirical findings for matters of public policy. His research has focused on a broad range of policy topics, including extensive work to understand charitable behaviour.

William Mailer

William Mailer

William Mailer leads the CBA Behavioural Economics Team, a multi-disciplinary unit which works across the Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s business lines to improve the financial wellbeing of customers and communities. Prior to joining CBA, Will established and led the PwC Behavioural Economics team, an international network of practice groups providing specialist consulting services to retail, health, financial services and government sectors. Will gained his behavioural credentials from the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics (CeDEx) in Nottingham, UK.