Barry Quinn

Barry Quinn

Lecturer of Financial Econometrics

Queen's University Belfast

Biography

I am a passionate lecturer who encourages active learning using a growth mindset. My teaching philosophy fosters confident humility and cultivates curiousity. I research to feed my own curiousity and build confident humilty, advocating the responsible using of cutting edge statistics. My research interests include computer age statistical inference, Responsible AI, banking, and association football. I founded and provides oversight for the Queen’s Student Managed fund. I run the masters in quantitative finance, and teaches graduate-level statistics for time series and algorithmic trading and investment. I have extensive statistical consulting and professional training experience and have worked with local companies to build high-performance statistical forecasting infrastructure. Finally, I built and maintain a high-performance cloud computing resource for teaching in the Management School. This resources using RStudio Professional products so that student can learn how to produce interoperable, agile, literate, credible, and reproducible digital solutions to modern business/finance anayltic challenges.

Interests

  • Computer age statistical inference
  • Responsible AI in Business
  • Banking and credit unions
  • Association Football

Education

  • Chartered Statistician, 2019

    Royal Statistics Society

  • PhD in Finance, 2010

    Queen's University Belfast

  • MSc in Financial Econometrics, 2008

    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Skills

R

Expert

Statistics

Professional Expert

Python

Expert

Bodhranisation

Professional Expert

Cloud Computing

Expert

Linux

Expert

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Lecturer

Queen’s University Belfast

Sep 2010 – Present Belfast
 
 
 
 
 

Retraining to be an academic

QUB and RMIT

Jan 2006 – Jul 2010
 
 
 
 
 

Senior Liquidity Managemet

Henderson Global Investors

Jan 1998 – Jan 2004 London
Trading and managed Forex risk for fund management.
 
 
 
 
 

Financial Consultant

City Financial

Sep 1995 – Jan 1998 London
Wealth management and consulting