Mr. Elias Pavlou was educated both in Australia and the UK. He received his first degree in mathematics by the University of Wollongong, Australia. He continued his tertiary studies in the University of NSW, Australia where he acquired a Master’s degree in Statistics. Later on, while working in the city of London as an analyst, he completed a Masters’ degree, in Finance at the University of London, Birkbeck college.
Mr. Pavlou has been working at BCA College since 2009, teaching quantitative modules and research methods both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. For the last 5 years he is the Programme Manager for several courses at postgraduate and undergraduate level in the areas of Shipping and Accounting & Finance.
Previously, he had been employed by the Open University in England for a number of years. There, he taught courses in the area of statistics and mathematics. He gained experience in offering distance learning to students coming from diverse educational, cultural and work backgrounds. His first teaching position was at the London South Bank University where he had the opportunity to teach Research methods at post graduate level within the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Prior to his teaching career he had been working for 15 years as a Research Analyst for blue chip companies both in Australia and the City of London. His duties involved proactively supporting the investment management decision making in the areas of performance, fund appraisals and pricing. Companies in which he was employed include Morley Fund Management, UK, Aviva Insurance Group, UK,American Express Europe, UK, Yasuda Kasai Europe, UK and Royal and Sun Alliance, UK and Australia.