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PhD alumni destinations

This is a list of the initial positions that some of our recent research students went on to secure after they successfully completed their PhD in the Department of Statistics. 

Dr. Rafal Baranowski
Research Associate at Winton 
Principal Supervisor: Piotr Fryzlewicz / Completed 2016

Dr. Viet Dang
Data Scientist at ARGenesis
Principal Supervisor: Hao Xing Completed 2021

Dr. Baojun Dou
Algo Trading Quant, CLSA
Principal Supervisor: Qiwei Yao Completed 2015

Dr Ali Habibnia
Assistant Professor at College of Science, Virginia Tech
Principal Supervisor: Matteo Barigozzi Completed 2017

Dr Mai Hafez
Assistant Professor at Cairo University
Principal Supervisor: Irini Moustaki Completed 2015

Dr Sarah Higgins
Project Manager at Hartree Partners UK
Principal Supervisor: Leonard Smith Completed 2015

Dr. Andy Ho
Quantitative Analyst at Macquarie Group
Principal Supervisor: Angelos Dassios Completed 2019

Dr. Na Huang
Vice President, Global Quantitative Strategies Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Principal Supervisor: Piotr Fryzlewicz Completed 2016

Dr. Haziq Jamil
Assistant Professor in Statistics at Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Principal Supervisor: Wicher Bergsma Completed 2018

Dr. Cheng Li
FX E-Trading Quantitative Analyst at Citi 
Principal Supervisor: Hao Xing Completed 2016

Dr. Luting Li
Quant Analyst at Citi
Principal Supervisor: Angelos Dassios Completed 2019

Dr. Shiju Liu
CIB Global Markets Divisional Strats at Deutsche Bank 
Principal Supervisor: Hao Xing Completed 2016

Dr. Hyeyoung Maeng
Researcher at Lancaster University
Principal Supervisor: Piotr Fryzlewicz Completed 2019

Dr. José Manuel Pedraza Ramirez
Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Waterloo
Principal Supervisor: Erik Baurdoux Completed 2021

Dr. Malvina Marchese
Lecturer in Finance at Cass Business School 
Principal Supervisor: Qiwei Yao Completed 2015

Dr. Trevor Maynard
Senior Risk Advisor at Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies
Principal Supervisor: Leonard Smith Completed 2016

Dr. Cheng Qian
Associate, Goldman Sachs
Principal Supervisor: Clifford Lam Completed 2019

Dr. Yan Qu
Teaching Fellow at University of Warwick
Principal Supervisor: Angelos Dassios Completed 2019

Dr. Anna Louise Schroeder
Head of Data Management Office at AXA XL
Principal Supervisor: Piotr Fryzlewicz Completed 2016

Dr. Ewelina Sienkiewicz
Lead Data Scientist at Direct Line Group
Principal Supervisor: Leonard Smith Completed 2018

Dr. Tayfun Terzi
Senior Software Engineer at DeepMind
Principal Supervisor: Chris Skinner Completed 2017

Dr. Georgios Vichos
Quantitative Risk Analyst at Bank of America
Principal Supervisor: Kostas Kardaras Completed 2019

Dr. Ed Wheatcroft
Research Officer at Centre for the Analysis of Time Series, LSE
Principal Supervisor: Leonard Smith  Completed 2017

Dr. Christine Yuen
Assistant Professorial Lecturer at Department of Statistics, LSE
Principal Supervisor: Piotr Fryzlewicz  Completed 2021

Dr. Diego Zabaljauregui
eFX Algorithmic Trading Quant Researcher at BNP Paribas
Principal Supervisor: Luciano Campi  Completed 2019

Dr. Junyi Zhang
Research Assistant Professor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Principal Supervisor: Angelos Dassios / Completed 2021

Dr. Youyou Zhang
Assistant Vice President, Quantitative Analytics at Goldman Sachs
Principal Supervisor: Angelos Dassios  Completed 2015

Dr. Yajing Zhu
Senior Data Scientist at Roche
Principal Supervisor: Fiona Steele  Completed 2018

Dr. Xiaolin Zhu
Research Fellow in Statistics at Bayes Business School; City, University of London
Principal Supervisor: Angelos Dassios  Completed 2020