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Paul joined Colliers International in July 2016 as Director of Data Analytics. With extensive experience in machine learning, predictive modelling and data strategy, Paul is responsible for advancing Collier's analytical capabilities.

Paul obtained his doctorate in Financial Mathematics from the Actuarial Research Centre (Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh). Paul has held positions with Moody's Analytics (Edinburgh), where he worked on stochastic credit models within Moody's world renowned Economic Scenario Generator, and with Partnership Assurance (London) as part of their investment team. Prior to these roles, he gained experience as a freelance data scientist and worked at a strategic consultancy (London) specialising in econometrics.

Accomplishments

  • Finalist Accenture Innovation Awards - 2013
  • Best Paper Award in Financial Risk Management at International Congress of Actuaries (Washington, 2014)
  • Invited speaker in Financal / Quantitative Risk Management at academic and practitioner conferences. Speaker at over 15 conferences in 6 countries including Malaysia, China and the USA
  • Published author in the field of Financial Risk Management

Education

Academic:

  • PhD in Financial Mathematics (Edinburgh)
  • MSc in Applied Statistics & Datamining (St. Andrews)
  • BA in Liberal Arts & Sciences, (Middelburg)

 

Professional:

  • Candidate Level 3 of the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)
  • Passed Level 1 of the CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst)

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