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Mr Russell Vinning

Position: Associate Head of School (Academic Programs and Student Engagement)
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Department of Finance
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446535 +61 3 92446535



  • Master of Business Administration, Monash University, 1991
  • Bachelor of Economics, Monash University, 1972
  • Diploma of Education, Monash University, 1973

Career highlights

Improved quality of teaching within the school over the years 2006 to 2012.

Developed the undergraduate finance major.

Developed the Master of International Finance and related degrees.

In third term as an Associate Head of School


Certified Practising Accountant,Fellow Australian Institute of Banking & Finance,Associate Australian Institute of Management


Teaching Interests

• Treasury and Risk Management
• International Finance

Subjects and units currently teaching

MAF704 Treasury and Risk Management

Knowledge areas

Treasury, risk management, foreign exchange risk management, weather derivatives and technical analysis.

Conferences and seminars

Pacific Basin Conference, June 2012 Financial Econometrics Symposium, June 2012

Media appearances

2012 Australian Financial Review


Research projects

Finance course enhancement.

Improving student engagement

AQF -  Masters Degrees

Research interests

• Foreign currency risk management
• Corporate governance
• Real options
• Option strategies

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