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Mr Gift Kugara

Mr Gift Kugara

Finance, Economics, Accounting and Analytics

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I currently serve as a Lecturer in Analytics at London South Bank University Business School and I teach various courses at undergraduate level.

I hold a Ph.D. in Management Science (Subject to Approval) from Kent Business School.I also hold an MSc degree in Business Analytics and a BSc(Hons) Actuarial Science from University of Kent, BA(Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics (OU) and Advanced Undergraduate Diploma in Data and Systems Analysis from Oxford University.

Prior to entering academia, I served with the British Army's Royal Logistics Corps as a Supply Controller, Royal Army Medical Corps at Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (Birmingham) as a Clinical Physiologist and NHS as a Finance Officer.

Since joining LSBU, I have been a module leader for The Digital Economy and Internal moderator for Professional and Digital Skills module.Besides involvement in other duties such as Personal Tutoring, I have been a member of MSc Economics - Review Team.

My research landscape is broad and versatile, encompassing areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Sustainability, Triple Bottom Line, Environmental Dynamisim and Big Data Analytics. I have a rich history of applying intricate mathematical models to comprehend, interpret, and effectively utilise massive, complex datasets, ultimately crafting practical solutions for real-world business dilemmas.

With my extensive academic and professional experience, my contribution to the field of Analytics is both profound and invaluable, marked by a commitment to innovative research and practical applications.

I am presently engaged in publishing my research focusing on Big Data Analytics and sustainability performance within the BRICS economies. This study is part of my continued commitment to understanding the complex interplay between advanced analytics and sustainability measures in emerging economies. My work promises to deliver insightful findings that could shape future practices and policies in these rapidly developing nations.

Postgraduate Research Supervision
Mr Stefano MarmaniComputational Analysis and Experimentation: Capturing and Investigating News and Agent Behavior.PhD
PhD Management Science

University of Kent

MSc Business Analytics

University Of Kent

BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science

University of Kent

BA(Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics


Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Data and Systems Analysis

Oxford University