Professor Emma McCoy

Professor Emma McCoy

Vice President and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education)

Executive Office

Room No
Key Expertise
Statistics, Mathematics

About me

Professor Emma McCoy became Vice President and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education) and Professor in the Department of Statistics in October 2022. In this role she oversees student education across the School. Her aim is that all students have an outstanding student experience and become an integral part of LSE’s scholarly community.

In her previous role as Vice-Provost for Education and Student Experience at Imperial College London she had a focus on the whole university approach to education and student experience, with innovations in teaching delivery, building communities and bringing more student voice into key committees and decision making. 

She has a particular interest in mathematics education and outreach. She is a member of the Royal Society Advisory Committee of Mathematics Education, and its A-level Contact Group for Mathematics. She has delivered the London Mathematical Society popular lecture and Royal Institution mathematics masterclasses.

Emma’s current research interests are in time series and causal inference, with a particular focus on how best to use data to inform intervention policies in transport applications. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and the Royal Statistical Society.

To get in touch with Emma, please contact her Executive Assistant, Alice Beneyto on