Dr Anastasia  Kakou

Dr Anastasia Kakou

Guest Lecturer and GTA Mentor

Department of Statistics

Office Hours
Tuesdays 10:00am to 11:00am (ST312) and 11:00am to 13:00pm (ST102) all in LSE LIFE.

About me

Anastasia has been a Guest Lecturer in the Department of Statistics and the Department of Mathematics since 2012, teaching classes in ST102, ST107, ST108, ST312 and MA107.

Prior to this, Anastasia worked for twelve years as a Market Risk Analyst in Credit Suisse investment bank, in the Risk Measurement and Management Department. Her main responsibilities were the modelling and implementation of Value-at Risk, and the review and analysis of the daily risks of Interest Rate products.

Anastasia did her Ph.D. in Statistics on “Stochastic Models for rainfall events” at the University College London, under the supervision of Prof. Valerie Isham. Her undergraduate studies were on Mathematics in Thessaloniki, Greece, followed by an M.Sc. in Operational Research at LSE, sponsored by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation.

During her postgraduate studies, she worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at both LSE and UCL and, upon completion of her Ph.D., as a Statistical Adviser at LSE. 

Anastasia has written a lovely piece about her thoughts on teaching in our Spotlight Series