Laurentius Marais holds graduate degrees in mathematics, statistics and business administration from Stanford University. At the Stanford Graduate School of Business he received a Ph.D. degree for a dissertation on applications of computer-intensive statistical methods to topics in accounting. He has served on the faculties of the University of Chicago and Stanford University.
Dr. Marais has extensive experience in applying statistical and mathematical theory and methods and, in particular, in assessing and “refereeing” the validity of statistical studies, inferences, and conclusions. In much of his work during his 23 years at Wecker Associates he has developed and applied these skills in a broad variety of complex litigation and regulatory settings, often involving the critical assessment of multiple expert submissions from a range of areas of expertise having significant statistical and mathematical content.