Professor of Business Statistics, Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne

Professor Chris Lloyd's academic and consulting experience is truly international, and he has applied his expertise in the fields of statistics, data analysis and market research within both academic and business environments.

Chris' research interests are in the analysis of categorical data, especially in classification methods, which have seen wide application in marketing research. He is also interested in data based policy and demography. Chris' papers and articles have been published in Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of the Royal Society and Strategic Management journal, and he is the author of a graduate level textbook on categorical data analysis.

Prior to joining the Melbourne Business School Chris held a number of other senior academic positions at institutions including the Australian Graduate School of Management, the University of Hong Kong, the University of Waterloo and Londons Imperial College.

Chris has consulted widely on behalf of the scientific community, as well as for several prominent legal firms.


  • 2002–present
    Professor of Business Statistics, Melbourne Business School


  • 1985 
    University of Melbourne, Docotor fo Philosophy (Statistics)