Irene is our industry expert on investing and trading behaviour research. She heads our studies of the retail online broking and leveraged trading markets (CFD and FX) in eight key markets: APAC (Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong), Europe (UK, Germany, France, Spain) and the US.
Irene joined Investment Trends with more than 8 years of previous research and consulting experience. She combines a strong academic background in numerical modelling with a keen passion for data analytics, always striving to deliver to our clients the most relevant and actionable insights to support their strategic decisions.
She regularly presents to executives and key decision makers across leading financial services organisations in Australia, and globally and contributes to industry media.
Irene graduated with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1999 and a PhD in Aerospace Engineering in 2007. She held postdoctoral research fellowships at Imperial College London and the University of Sydney prior to joining Investment Trends.