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Mr Zach Anthis

Associate Lecturer in Data Analytics

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PhD Communication, Culture and Media (UCL, 2016-Present)

MSc Quantitative Research Methods (UCL, 2014-2016)

BASc Mathematics (University of Essex, 2010-2013)

ACe Management, Innovation and Technology (MIT Sloan, 2017)


Data Analytics

Employment Track

Director of Education and EU-programs Office, Paphos Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Senior Officer, Paphos Chamber of Commerce and Industry 2016-2017

Head of Department, Aspire Centre of Excellence 2015-2016

Teacher/DBA, Aspire Centre of Excellence 2013-2015

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • UCL Knowledge Lab
  • Hellenic Operational Research Society
  • Cyprus Mathematical Society

Research Interests

My research focuses on designing and optimizing service operations, with an emphasis on advanced data mining and analysis. This includes combining statistical expertise and object-orientation to compile and/or scrutinize complex data sets, produce actionable insight and refine business strategies via descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics. Broader areas of interest:

Computational Modeling, Neural Networks, Applied Probability, Simulation and Visualization.

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Associate Lecturer, MSc Data Analytics
  • Module Leader, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

‘Sustainable metrics connection and/or pattern recognition for Operations Management’, Transformational Leadership Seminar, PCCI 2018

‘Consumerization of IT: Implications for Business Strategy’, Educational Training Symposium, PCCI 2017

‘Metaheuristics and evolutionary algorithms in Structural Optimization’, Employer Forum for PhD Researchers, UCL 2017

‘Complexity Theory and Mathematical Programming’, International Conference on Difference Equations and Applications, UCL 2016


  • Arts and Humanities Research Council Funding, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology 2015
  • Undergraduate Scholarship (Ranked first in Department), Greek State Scholarships Foundation 2005
  • Award for Excellent Academic Performance, Ministry of Education Cyprus 2003