Dr. Johnnie Johnson
Dr. Johnnie Johnson is currently Professor of Decision and Risk Analysis and Director of the Centre for Risk Research at the University of Southampton, where his research focuses on risk taking behaviour and decision making in an uncertain environment, particularly in betting markets. Johnnie is actively involved in teaching, research and consultancy in the areas of decision making and risk taking. He has a background in the Lloyd’s insurance market, where he worked as a risk financing and assessment executive and was awarded the Lloyds Insurance Brokers Prize. He has been awarded Associateship of the Chartered Insurance Institute, Fellowship of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, and he holds the title Chartered Mathematician. Johnnie has published widely in leading international journals in the area of decision making in an uncertain environment, often using data related to the decisions of bettors in horserace betting markets. Johnnie has attracted a number of substantial Government and industry-funded research grants and has been responsible for advising a number of organisations on aspects of risk taking – one project, for example, involved the design of a risk hedging system which handles a turnover of £1 billion p.a.
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