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Gareth Peters

Name
Gareth
Last name
Peters
Bio

Dr. Gareth W. Peters is the 'Chair Professor for Risk and Insurance' in the Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics, in Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. Previously he held tenured positions in the Department of Statistical Sciences, University College London, UK and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Dr. Peters is the incoming Director of the Scottish Financial Risk Association.

He has published in excess of 150 peer reviewed articles on risk and insurance modelling, 2 research text books on Operational Risk and Insurance as well as being the editor and contributor to 3 edited text books on spatial statistics and Monte Carlo methods.

Areas of Interest
Mathematics and Statistics
Institution/Company
University of Edinburgh
Key words
Actuarial mathematics, Risk, Insurance Modelling, Spatial Statistics

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Stuart graduated in Physiology and Sports Science from the University of Glasgow before undertaking a PhD entitled "Temperature and in vivo human skeletal muscle function and metabolism" at the University of Strathclyde(2007).

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