|Occupation academic lawyer|
Weight 78 kg
Height 1.70 m
Name Ian Ramsay
Date joined 2013
|Full Name Ian Malcolm Ramsay|
Born October 7, 1958 (age 57) (1958-10-07) Sydney, New South Wales
Alma mater Macquarie University, Harvard Law School
Employer University of Melbourne
Website www.law.unimelb.edu.au Staff Profile SSRN
Current team Tractor Sazi F.C. (#18 / Defender)
Professor Ian Ramsay (born 7 October 1958) is Harold Ford Professor of Commercial Law, Melbourne Law School and director of their Center for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation in Melbourne, Australia. He is an academic lawyer, author, and prominent media commentator on corporate law and securities law issues in Australia.
Early life and education
Ian Malcolm Ramsay was born 7 October 1958 in Sydney. He completed his secondary education at Killara High School, Sydney.
He matriculated to Macquarie University and in 1983 was graduated Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws with Honours.
He completed a Master of Laws at Harvard Law School.
Ramsay began his legal career with the Law Reform Commission of New South Wales in 1982 where he was a legal officer until 1984.
He moved to New York where he was an associate in Sullivan & Cromwell between 1985 and 1987.
On his return to Australia, he joined King & Wood Mallesons as an employed solicitor from 1987 to 1989.
In 1989, he joined the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales, Kensington as a lecturer, promoted to senior lecturer in 1992. He served as Associate Dean in the Faculty of Law from 1993 to 1994 whilst continuing to lecture and research.
In 1994, he was made Harold Ford Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Melbourne's Faculty of Law. Since 1997, he has also been the Director of the Centre for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation at that university. He was Dean of the Faculty of Law from 2002 to 2003.
Boards and Appointments
Professor Ramsay has been a member of the Australian Takeovers Panel since 2000.
He has been a member of the Corporations and Markets Advisory Committee since 2002, the Companies Auditors and Liquidators Disciplinary Board since 2004 and the Audit Quality Review Board since 2006.
Ramsay has published numerous articles and books which include:
Ramsay married Megan Scannell on 8 August 1987. They have a son and a daughter.