Eric Jondeau is Professor of Finance at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. He graduated from the French National School of Statistics and Economics (ENSAE, Paris) and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Paris-Dauphine. He is also fellow of the French Actuaries Institute.
Before joining HEC Lausanne in 2004, he worked in the French banking industry (Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Banque Indosuez, and Banque de France). He has been the Director of the Institute of Banking and Finance from 2006 to 2012.
Since 2012, he has been Director of the Center for Risk Management – Lausanne (CRML). The Center focuses on risk management and quantitative methods. Its missions are to create and disseminate knowledge on the systemic risks that may impact our world and economy and the sustainable solutions that we identify to mitigate their impacts.
In 2019, he launched with several colleagues from UNIL, EPFL, and IMD the platform Systemic Risk and Sustainability (SyRiS). The core objective of this platform is to measure and manage systemic risks, which include environmental and financial risks. SyRiS is a member of the Enterprise for Society Center (E4S), a research initiative launched by the three academic institutions in Lausanne.
His papers have been published in a variety of academic journals including Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Econometrics, and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.