Dr Anastasia  Kakou

Dr Anastasia Kakou

Guest Lecturer and GTA Mentor

Department of Statistics

Room No
COL 5.13
Office Hours
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Languages
English
Key Expertise
Risk management models

About me

Anastasia has been a Guest Lecturer in the Department of Statistics since 2012. She is teaching classes in Elementary Statistical Theory (ST102) and Quantitative Methods (ST107 & MA107) and also lecturing Statistical Methods for Social Sciences (ST108), Data in Society: Researching Social Life (SO102) and Applied Statistics Project (ST312). In addition, she is a GTA Mentor to first-time teachers.

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 completed her Ph.D. in Statistics on “Stochastic models for rainfall events” at the University College London, under the supervision of Prof. Valerie Isham, and sponsored by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation. She has an M.Sc. in Operational Research from LSE and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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

Expertise Details: Risk management models

 

Expertise Details

Risk management models