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BESSIS Hugh-Joel

Hugh-Joel BESSIS

Emeritus Professor


Joel Bessis graduated as an Engineer from Ecole Centrale in Paris, earned a Master in Business Administration at Columbia University in New York, and received a Ph.D. in Finance from the University Paris-Dauphine.J

oel Bessis published various papers and books in the fields of corporate finance, industrial economics, and financial markets. "Risk Management in Banking", of which 3rd edition was published in January 2010. On leave of absence from HEC Paris from 2000 until 2005, he was Director of Research at Fitch then Head of Risk Analytics and Model Validation at the Risk Department of Ixis, a Paris based investment bank.

Joel Bessis is Editor of the Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions and a member of the Steering Committee of PRMIA - Paris (Professional Risk Management International Association), which operates worldwide. He conducts regular trainings in corporate finance, capital markets and risk management in various regions of the world (US, China, Russia among others).

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