Elizabeth Ooi

Elizabeth Ooi

Dr, BA BCom PGradDipEc&Com PhD Monash

  • The University of Western Australia (M250), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Elizabeth is a Senior Lecturer of Finance at the UWA Business School. Prior to this, she completed her PhD and was a teaching associate at Monash University. Her areas of expertise are financial literacy and personal finance. She previously worked in the financial services industry and has been a consultant on international financial literacy issues to the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), authoring several OECD policy reports. 

Her current research projects on financial education and superannuation have been published in leading academic journals and cited by public inquiries and the financial press. She has been involved in grant projects attracting over $140,000 in university and industry research funding.

Roles and responsibilities

Deputy Director of External Engagement for the Business School (2018-present)

Faculty board member (2016-2017)

Academic board member (2016-2017)

Undergraduate Board of Studies member (2016-2017)


Funding overview

Teaching innovation grants

2019 UWA FABLE and UWABS funding to enhance UnderstandingSuper with Scott Ko and Kevin Liu ($20,000)

2016 CPA Australia funding to develop a financial education app called UnderstandingSuper with Scott Ko and Brett Fisher ($25,000)


Research grants

2020 NSW TechVoucher grant with Kevin Liu and Jack Noone, ($29,999.89)

2018 UWA FABLE research accelerator scheme with Paul Gerrans, Alison Preston, Ingebjorg Kristoffersen and Joanne Sneddon ($20,000)

2016 Industry Superannuation Australia research grant with Kevin Liu ($50,000) 

2015 Financial Literacy Australia research grant with Paul Gerrans ($38,021) 

2015 UWA Business School Research Development Award ($8,000)

Teaching overview

FINA2222 Corporate Financial Policy

FINA2209 Financial Planning

FINA5529 Topics in Finance




Corporate governance
Superannuation/ pension fund governance
Socially responsible investing
Financial education
Financial literacy

Research expertise keywords

  • Superannuation
  • Pension funds
  • Corporate governance


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