Prof. Gaëlle Le Fol Secrétariat:
Pauline de Saint

Université Paris- Dauphine

Place du Mal de Lattre de Tassigny
75775 Paris cedex 16

Bureau P425

+33 (0)1 72 60 52 34

Advisory Board

The advisory board is a consultative body consisting of three figures from the world of professional and academic finance. It meets once a year to consider adapting the programme to the recruiting needs of the financial institutions and companies in the financial markets sector and to changes in market activity.

Julien Bahurel

Head of EMEA Equites for Bank of America Merrill Lynch responsible for trading, distribution and structuring.

Julien Bahurel has mainly worked for the equities department throughout his career with a specialisation in Equity Derivatives. He worked in Paris, Hong Kong, London for Morgan Stanley, UBS and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He is the Head of EMEA Equites for Bank of America Merrill Lynch responsible for trading, distribution and structuring. He is member of the Merrill International Limited EMEA Executive committee and he is also a member of the global equities executive committee of the bank.
Mr Bahurel is a Merrill Lynch International executive board member and also a member of AFME. He graduated from Master 203 Paris Dauphine.

Rama Cont, Professor at the Oxford University

Rama CONT is Chair of Mathematical Finance at the University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford- Imperial Centre for Doctoral Training in Mathematics of Random Systems.

Rama CONT joined the University of Oxford after 6 years at Imperial College, holding teaching and research positions at Ecole Polytechnique (France), Columbia University (New York) and Université Pierre & Marie Curie (Paris VI). Rama Cont's research focuses on stochastic analysis, stochastic processes and mathematical modeling in finance, in particular the modeling of extreme market risks: discontinuities in market behavior, extreme risks, endogenous risk and systemic risk. He has co-authored Financial Modelling with Jump Processes (2003) and is the Editor-in-Chief of a major reference work, the Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance (Wiley 2010). He was elected Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Financial Mathematics and Financial Engineering (2010-2012) and has participated in numerous consulting projects for financial institutions, exchanges and regulators in the UK, Europe, US and Asia. Prof. Cont was awarded the Louis Bachelier Prize by the French Academy of Sciences in 2010 for his research on mathematical modeling in finance.

Jacqueline Eli-Namer

President of Oudart Gestion

Mrs. Jacqueline Eli-Namer has been president of Oudart Gestion since 2004; she has strengthened the group's positioning as a subsidiary of the BSI GENERALI group. Under her direction, Oudart has experienced an unprecedented boom in its commercial development as well as in its private management activities. Mrs. Jacqueline Eli-Namer has extensive experience in private banking after working for 28 years in the asset management industry, as portfolio manager and later as associate and CEO of Crédit Agricole and at Oudart Gestion. She holds a Master 203 from Université Paris-Dauphine. She is also a member of the French Society of Financial Analysts (SFAF). Mrs. Jacqueline Eli-Namer has been appointed member of the AMF Board by the Minister for the Economy and Finance in February 2019, and Chair of the Financial Skills Certification Board in June 2020.

Eric Elbaz

Managing Director at Goldman Sachs

Eric Elbaz started his carrier in 1992 at CCF in New York as part of the commodities finance department. In 1996 he comes back to Paris to join the BNP Fixed income and money market sales effort where he will stay for a year before joining the fixed income and credit sales department at Goldman Sachs International in London in June 1997. Eric pursued his carrier at Goldman Sachs with the exponential development of the credit derivative and structured credit market as an executive director in the Bank sales department. In 2008, Eric was promoted to Managing Director in charge of the Frabelux structured sales effort and in charge of European Bank Solutions Sales. He is currently a senior member of the credit sales department with senior relationship among French and Belgium financial institutions. Eric earned an MS in Finance (DESS 203) from Université Paris-Dauphine.