Find a member of staff in the Department of Statistics

We offer a unique opportunity to study Actuarial Science, Data Science, Financial Statistics, Insurance and Risk and Social Statistics in a university with a world class reputation of academic excellence in the social sciences.

Department staff

Academic faculty

James Abdey 2021

Dr James Abdey
Associate Professor (Education)


Dr Mona Azadkia
Assistant Professor 


M Barreto 2021

Dr Marcos Barreto
Assistant Professor (Education)

Prof Pauline Barrieu

Professor Pauline Barrieu
Professor and Head of Department
Vice-Chair of Academic Board


Dr Erik Baurdoux
Associate Professor

On sabbatical until Autumn Term 2024.

Dr Umit Cetin

Professor Umut Cetin

On sabbatical until Autumn Term 2024.

Dr Yining Chen

Dr Yining Chen
Associate Professor


Dr Yunxiao Chen
Associate Professor 


Professor Piotr Fryzlewicz

On sabbatical until Autumn Term 2024.

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Dr Sara Geneletti
Associate Professor and MSc Health Data Science Programme Director 

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Dr Kostas Kalogeropoulos
Associate Professor and MSc Statistics Programme Director

Professor Kostas Kardaras

Professor Kostas Kardaras
Professor and Deputy Head of Department (Research)

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Professor Jouni Kuha
Professor and MSc Social Statistics Programme Director 

Dr Clifford Lam

Professor Clifford Lam
Professor and PhD Programme Director

Pik Liew

Dr Pik Liew
Associate Professor (Education) and BSc Actuarial Science Programme Director


Dr Giulia Livieri
Assistant Professor

Joshua Loftus 2022

Dr Joshua Loftus
Assistant Professor

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Dr Gelly Mitrodima
Assistant Professor (Education)


Professor Irini Moustaki
Professor and Deputy Head of Department (Teaching)


Dr Xinghao Qiao

Dr Xinghao Qiao
Associate Professor

Chengchun Shi

Dr Chengchun Shi
Associate Professor

Andreas Søjmark

Dr Andreas Søjmark
Assistant Professor and MSc Quantitative Methods for Risk Management Programme Director

Zoltán Szabó

Professor Zoltan Szabo
Professor of Data Science and MSc Data Science programme Director

Professor Milan Vojnovic

Professor Milan Vojnovic

On sabbatical until Autumn Term 2024.

Tengyao Wang 2021

Dr Tengyao Wang
Associate Professor and MSc Statistics (Financial Statistics) Programme Director 

Professor Qiwei Yao

Professor Qiwei Yao


Dr Christine Yuen
Assistant Professor (Education) and BSc Data Science Programme Director

Xiaolin Zhu

Dr Xiaolin Zhu
Assistant Professor (Education) and BSc Mathematics, Statistics and Business Programme Director 

Academic associates - Emeritus Professors, Guest Lecturers, Fellows and Visiting staff


Professor Anthony Atkinson
Emeritus Professor in Statistics

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Dr Phil Chan
Guest Lecturer

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Dr Yudong Chen
LSE Fellow

Haziq Jamil

Haziq Jamil
Visiting Fellow


Dr Anastasia Kakou
Guest Lecturer and GTA Mentor

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Dr Anica Kostic
LSE Fellow

Yirui Liu 2022

Dr Yirui Liu
Visiting Fellow


Dr Martin Knott
Emeritus Associate Professor in Statistics

Milt Mavrakakis 2022

Dr Milt Mavrakakis
Guest Lecturer


Professor Colm O’Muircheartaigh
Visiting Professor, University of Chicago 

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Dr Roel Oomen
Visiting Senior Fellow, Deutsche Bank

Karsten Shaw

Karsten Shaw
Guest Lecturer

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Professor Howell Tong
Emeritus Professor in Statistics

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Dr Konstantinos Vamvourellis
Visiting Fellow 


Dr. Gabriel Wallin

Dr Gabriel Wallin
Visiting Fellow

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Professor Henry Wynn
Emeritus Professor in Statistics

Kaifang Zhou

Dr Kaifang Zhou
LSE Fellow


Dr George Zouros
Guest Teacher

Research staff


Dr Mingcong Wu
Research Officer  


Dr Xuewen Yu
Research Fellow 

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Dr Jin Zhu
Research Officer

Professional services staff


Steve Ellis
Undergraduate Programmes Manager | +44 (0)20 7955 7650 | COL 6.11

Ask me about: BSc Actuarial Science, BSc Data Science and BSc Mathematics, Statistics and Business. 

Muhammed Iqbal

Muhammed Sabih Iqbal
PhD Programmes and Teaching Manager | +44 20 7955 7355 | COL 6.11

Ask me about: PhD/MPhil queries, class and seminar teaching and Graduate Teaching Assistants. 

Yanli Ji

Yanli Ji
Programmes Administrator | +44 (0)20 7955 7453 | COL 6.11

Ask me about: General programme enquiries, coursework submissions, newsletters and exams administration.   

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Sarah McManus
MSc Programmes Manager | COL 6.11

Ask me about: MSc Data Science, MSc Health Data Science (joint programme between Department of Health Policy and Department of Statistics), MSc Statistics (all streams) and MSc QMRM. Sarah will not be able to answer any admissions related queries. Please contact graduate admissions directly.

Penny Montague

Penny Montague
Research and Finance Manager | +44 (0)20 7955 7511 | COL 6.12

Ask me about: Research and finance. 


Charlotte Morgan

Charlotte Morgan
Office Administrator | +44 (0)20 7107 5172 | COL 6.14

Ask me about: Event and administrative support.


Imelda Noble

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Department Manager | +44 (0)20 7955 7731 | COL 6.13

Ask me about: Logistics, academic recruitment, teaching strategy, GTAs and planning. 

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Penelope Smith
Communications Officer | +44 (0)20 7955 7629 | COL 6.14

Ask me about: Social media, student experience, website management, student hub and graduation. 

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Montana Tracey
Office Assistant | +44 (0)20 7955 7644 | COL 6.14

Ask me about: Facilities and administrative support. 

PhD students