EW Barker Centre for Law & Business


Jennifer G. HILL

Sydney Law School

Jennifer Hill is Professor of Corporate Law at Sydney Law School and a Director of the Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law. She is known for her work in comparative corporate law and governance. A graduate of the University of Sydney and Oxford University, Jennifer has been a Visiting Professor at several overseas law schools, including Vanderbilt University, University of Virginia, University of Texas and Cornell. In 2013, she held the Foreign Chair at the University of Ghent, Belgium.

Jennifer is a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law (AAL). She has served on numerous Editorial Boards, including the corporations law editorial board of Cambridge University Press. She has served on a range of committees involving corporate law reform and policy, such as the Law Council of Australia, Corporations Law Committee; the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee (CAMAC); and the Advisory Council of the Centre for International Finance and Regulation. She is also a member of the External Advisory Panel of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

Jenniferís recent research includes:- (i) a book on international executive compensation, co-edited with Randall S. Thomas of Vanderbilt Law School, entitled Research Handbook on Executive Pay (2012, Edward Elgar); and (ii) and a co-authored book (with E. Ferran, N. Moloney, J.C. Coffee, Jr.), entitled The Regulatory Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis (Cambridge University Press, 2012), which is due to be translated and republished in China in 2015.