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Staff Categories

These are our Birkbeck staff categories within the Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics.

Head of Department

  • Ken Hori, Senior Lecturer in Economics and Finance

Department Executive

  • Professor Sandeep Kapur, Head of Economics and Finance
  • Professor Maura Paterson, Head of Mathematics and Statistics; Programme Director for MSc Mathematics and MSc Mathematics and Financial Modelling
  • Professor Yunus Aksoy, Chair of Research Committee
  • Dr Ilaria Peri, Chair of Teaching Committee, Lecturer in Mathematical Finance
  • Professor Ron Smith, Strategy, communication and coordination with the College; Programme Director for the Postgraduate Certificate in Econometrics
  • Dr Richard Pymar, Coopted representative for junior faculty; Programme Director for MSc Applied Statistics
  • Jan O'Brien: Head of Administration, Room 718, tel: +44 (0) 20 7631 6401 

Academic Staff

  • Alastair Ball, Lecturer in Economics
  • Brad Baxter, Reader in Mathematics; Programme Director for MSc Mathematical Finance
  • Walter Beckert, Reader in Economics; Programme Director for PhD Economics and Finance
  • Anthony Brooms, Lecturer in Statistics; Programme Director for Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Statistics
  • Jose Camarena Brenes, Lecturer in Economics
  • Swati Chandna, Lecturer in Statistics
  • Arupratan Daripa, Senior Lecturer in Financial Economics; Programme Director for MSc Politics, Philosophy and Economics, MSc Economics and MSc Financial Economics
  • Ben Fairbairn, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, Programme Director for Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Mathematics
  • Hélyette Geman, Professor of Mathematical Finance
  • Pedro Gomes, Senior Lecturer in Economics; Programme Director for Graduate Diploma in Economics
  • Sarah Hart, Professor of Mathematics, Programme Director for online Graduate Certificate in Mathematics
  • Simon Hubbert, Reader in Mathematics; Programme Director for MSc Quantitative Risk Management with Machine Learning and PhD Mathematics and Statistics
  • Daniel Kaliski, Lecturer in Economics
  • Dan McVeagh, Lecturer in Mathematics
  • Steven Noble, Sundstrom Reader in Mathematics, Programme Director for BSc Mathematics and related programmes
  • Michael Pandazis, Lecturer in Economics
  • Georgios Papageorgiou, Lecturer in Statistics
  • Zacharias Psaradakis, Professor of Econometrics
  • Andy Ross, Associate Lecturer
  • Luqman Saeed, Lecturer in Economics
  • David Schroeder, Senior Lecturer in Finance
  • Emanuela Sciubba, Reader in Economics; Programme Director for BSc Economics and Social Policy and BSc Economics and Business
  • Anne Sibert, Professor of Economics
  • Carolyn St Aubyn, Lecturer in Economics
  • Roald Versteeg, Lecturer in Finance; Programme Director for MSc Finance
  • Stephen Wright, Professor of Economics
  • , Lecturer in Economics
  • Gylfi Zoega, Professor of Economics

Affiliated Faculty

Professional and Support Staff

  • Jan O'Brien: Head of Administration, Room 718, tel: +44 (0) 20 7631 6401
  • : Senior Administrator, postgraduate degrees in Statistics, research degrees, room 716, tel: +44 (0) 20 7631 6403 (office) or +44 (0) 20 3926 1240 (remote)
  • : Senior Administrator, postgraduate degrees in Economics, Financial Economics, Financial Engineering and Mathematical Finance and Postgraduate Certificate Econometrics, Room 720, tel: +44 (020) 3926 1735
  • Josephine Fox: Undergraduate degrees in BSc Economics and Social Policy, and BSc Economics and Business, Room 717, tel: +44 (0) 20 3926 1197
  • : Undergraduate degrees in BSc Economics, BSc Financial Economics, BSc Financial Economics with Accounting, and BSc Economics with Mathematics, Room 717, tel: +44 (0) 20 3926 1196
  • : Undergraduate degrees in BSc Mathematics and Statistics; Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Statistics, Room 717, tel: +44 (0) 20 3926 1238
  • Justine Lloyd-Altius: Graduate Diplomas in Economics, Postgraduate degrees in Finance, Room 720, email for Graduate Diploma Economics, email for Postgraduate degrees in Finance: tel: +44 (0) 20 3926 1195
  • Ian Munro, MSc Mathematics and Mathematics and Financial Modelling; Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Mathematics; MSc Politics, Philosophy and Economics; Certificate of Higher Education and short courses in Economics, Room 717, tel: +44 (0) 20 3926 1165
  • : IT Support, Room 758, tel: +44 (0) 20 3926 1290