College Principal And Dean Of Business
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Anthony is currently College Principal and Dean of UCD College of Business. Previous positions held in UCD include Associate Dean and Director - Smurfit Graduate School of Business UCD, Vice-Principal of Research and Innovation for the College of Business and Law, Head of Research for the School of Business and Programme Director for the Master of Accounting Degree. Anthony was also academic project director for the design and construction of the undergraduate Quinn School of Business. In addition, he has held a variety of positions in professional bodies and other organisations, including membership of the Ethics Board of CIMA and a member of the CCAB-I (Accounting Standards Consultative Committee - Ireland). His primary research interests concern the development of natural computing theory and the application of natural computing algorithms to real-world problems, including the domain of business and finance. He is co-founder and co-director (with Prof. Michael O'Neill) of the Natural Computing Research and Applications Group at UCD (see http://ncra.ucd.ie). Anthony has published in excess of 200 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. He has authored or edited sixteen books including 'Biologically Inspired Algorithms for Financial Modelling', 'Foundations in Grammatical Evolution for Dynamic Environments' and 'Natural Computing in Computational Finance' (Volumes I, II, III and IV). As well as sitting on the editorial boards of several journals, Anthony has undertaken multiple external examiner appointments, and is a regular reviewer for a wide range of journals in natural computing, operations research and finance. He is a regular member of programme committees at major conferences in the field of natural computing, including GECCO (Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference), IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, and EuroGP (European Conference on Genetic Programming). He is founder of EvoBAFin, the only dedicated European research workshop on the application of evolutionary algorithms to computational finance and economics. Anthony completed his B Comm and Dip. Prof Accounting studies at UCD before qualifying as a professional accountant with KPMG. Subsequently he undertook postgraduate studies at number of universities including Trinity College Dublin, Heriot-Watt, Kingston and Stanford.
- Full ProfessorUniversity College Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 2008 - present
- Senior LecturerUniversity College Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 2006 - 1 Jan 2008
- College LecturerUniversity College Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 1992 - 1 Jan 2006
- Audit SeniorKPMG1989 - 1992
- BCommUniversity College Dublin
- DBAKingston University London UK
- DPAUniversity College Dublin
- Dip StatTrinity College Dublin
- MBAHeriot Watt University Edinburgh UK
- MSStanford University CA