Antony Jackson

Dr

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Personal profile

Biography

Associate Professor and CFA Charterholder. Teaching on the Actuarial Science program includes modules covering the syllabus of CB1 (Business Finance), CB2 (Business Economics) and CM2 (Financial Engineering & Loss Reserving). Teaching in the wider School of Computing Sciences includes Python programming and research project supervision in the area of quantitative trading. Interests include entering crowd-sourced trading competitions, with several winning entries in competitions hosted by Quantopian (long/short equity), Quantiacs (managed futures) and Alphien (managed futures and cryptocurrencies). Curriculum Experience Consultant for the CFA Institute, covering Equity and Alternative Investments.

Academic Background

PhD in Economics (University of Leicester, 2013)

MSc in Management Science & Operational Research (Warwick Business School, 1994)

MA in Economics (University of Cambridge, 1993)

Professional Qualifications

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Institute, 2015)

Investment Management Certificate (CFA UK, 2015)

Professional Risk Manager (PRMIA, 2011)

Data Science Certifications

Advanced Machine Learning on Google Cloud (Google, 2021)

Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate (Google, 2020)

Machine Learning (Stanford Online, 2020)

Career

Associate Professor in Actuarial Science (UEA, 2018- )

Lecturer in Financial Economics (UEA, 2013-2018)

Index Options & Futures Trader (Self-employed, 2000-2009)

Vice President, Risk Management & Quantitative Analysis (Credit Suisse First Boston, Japan, 1997-2000)

Market Risk Analyst (Barclays de Zoete Wedd, 1995-1997)

Banking Sector Analyst (ABN-AMRO Hoare Govett, 1994-1995)