• EH14 4AS

    United Kingdom

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Andrea received a PhD in Finance from the University of Southampton, UK in 2015. Prior to this, Andrea was awarded a BSc in Economics in 2007 from Edutus College (MÜTF)  Budapest, Hungary, an MA in European Economy and Management from Abertay University, Dundee in 2008,   and an MSc in International Finance in 2010 from the University of Dundee, Scotland. She is currently Assistant Professor of Finance at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK since May 2016. Her research focuses primarily on liquidity risk contagion, endogenous risk, financial crises and the Basel regulations. Between April-June 2014 Andrea was a Visting Academic at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (Jack Baskin School of Engineering), University of California, Santa Cruz under the supervision of Prof David Draper. Between September 2015 and June 2016 Andrea was an Adjunct Lecturer of Finance at the University of Southampton. 




Research interests

Interbank contagion, systemic risk, green growth

Financial bubbles and the role of endogenous risk

Applied econometrics 

Bayesian modelling

Natural Language Processing

Machine learning 


Taking on PhD Students.

Roles & Responsibilities

Undergraduate Programme Director for Finance programmes between 2019-2022

Centre for Social and Economic Data Analytics co-Lead between 2021-2023

Member of the Athena Swan self-assessment team between 2017-2022.


Module coordinator for:

Banking since 2023

Applied Financial Modelling in Python since 2021

International Banking and Money Markets (postgraduate) between 2016-2021

International Banking Institutions and Regulatory Frameworks (postgraduate) between 2016-2021

Capital Markets (postgraduate) between 2018-2019

Research Methods (undergraduate) between 2020-2021


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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