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Professor Hazel Bateman 
B.Econ (first class hons) PhD

Hazel is a Professor in the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW Sydney and a Chief Investigator and Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR).

Hazel is a member of the Consultative Committee to UniSuper. She has consulted to the World Bank and the OECD as well as to the Federal Government and institutions in the Australian financial services industry including superannuation and pension funds.

In 2019 Hazel was appointed inaugural President of the International Pensions Research Association (IPRA) and serves on the Advisory Boards of the Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index and the Conexus Institute. She is Chair of the Netspar Scientific Council and is an academic member of the China Ageing Forum.

Hazel works on the design of and demand for retirement products including annuities, aged care insurance and reverse mortgages, as well as the taxation and regulation of pensions.