Associate Professor Jacquelyn Humphrey

Associate Professor (Finance)

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

of UQ Business School

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law


Jacquelyn is an Associate Professor in finance and is the finance discipline convenor.

Jacquelyn's research expertise is in sustainable finance/responsible investment i.e., how environmental, social and governance factors impact on investment decision-making for investors and corporations. She also has an active interdisciplinary research agenda in sustainability more broadly and a research interest in funds management.

Jacquelyn has published in well-regarded international finance journals including Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance and Journal of Business Ethics, as well as in journals outside of finance including Nature Climate Change, Global Environmental Change and Journal of Cleaner Production.She has been the recipient of AFAANZ research grants and numerous internal grants. She was a Vice President of the Financial Research Network, where she oversaw a program of career development for academic women in finance. Jacquelyn has received a BEL Faculty Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning or Experience - Commendation award and a UQ Business School Dean's award for Impactful Leadership.

Jacquelyn's research is of great interest to the wider financial community, both in Australia and internationally. Her research has been cited by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative, the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global, the Cooper review, KPMG and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Jacquelyn has had numerous international invitations to speak about environmental, social and governance research and has also led a number of contract research projects for the finance industry. She has written practitioner articles that have appeared in Ethical Investor and Portfolio Construction as well as two textbook chapters.

Research Interests

  • Sustainable finance
    ESG, responsible investment, corporate social responsibility


  • Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education, Australian National University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Bible and Ministry, Australian College of Theology
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Commerce, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Commerce, The University of Queensland


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  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • (2021) Doctor Philosophy

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  • Humphrey, Jacquelyn, Rekker, Saphira, Gilbert, Aaron, Henry, Ella and Scott, Ayesha (2024). Sustainable Finance. Brisbane, Australia: The University of Queensland. doi: 10.14264/b2ba0a3

Book Chapter

  • Humphrey, Jacquelyn (2016). Socially responsible screening in mutual funds. The Routledge Handbook of Responsible Investment. (pp. 667-676) edited by Tessa Hebb, James P. Hawley, Andreas G. F. Hoepner, Agnes L. Neher and David Wood. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Humphrey, Jacquelyn (2013). Finance. Sustainability in Australian business: principles and practice. (pp. 249-271) edited by Gianna Moscardo, Geoffrey Lamberton, Geoffrey Wells, Wayne Fallon, Phillip Lawn, Anna Rowe, Jacquelyn Humphrey, Retha Wiesner, Brad Pettitt, Don Clifton, Marguerite Renouf and Will Kershaw. Milton, QLD, Australia: John Wiley & Sons Australia.

Journal Article

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision