Antony Jackson


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Associate Professor in Actuarial Science, School of Computing Sciences, UEA. Course Director for Business Information Systems. I hold an MA in Economics from the University of Cambridge, an MSc in Management Science & Operational Research from Warwick Business School and a PhD in Economics from the University of Leicester. I am a CFA charterholder and I also hold the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and Professional Risk Manager (PRM) certifications. My main academic interests lie in the areas of machine learning and deep learning applied to the problem of quantitative trading. In my spare time, I enjoy entering algorithmic trading contests.

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)

Machine Learning Certifications

Advanced Machine Learning on Google Cloud (Google Cloud, 2021)

Machine Learning with TensorFlow on Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud, 2020)

Machine Learning (Stanford Online, 2020)

From Data to Insights with Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud, 2020)

Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate (Google, 2021)

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


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)