Dr. Gareth W. Peters is the chair Professor for risk and insurance modelling 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 incomming 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.
He currently holds positions as:
Honorary Prof. of Statistics at University College London, 2018+
Affiliated Prof. of Statistics in University of New South Wales Australia 2015+
Affiliate Member of Systemic Risk Center, London School of Economics 2014+
Affiliate Member of Oxford Mann Insitute, Oxford University (OMI) 2013+
He previously held positions as:
Honorary Prof. of Peking University, Beijing, China 2014-2016
Adjunct Scientist in the Mathematics, and Statistics, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) 2009-2017