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​Georges Courtadon
Distinguished Lecturer
Economics Department

Ph.D., Finance, 1980, Northwestern University​
Dr. Courtadon has over 25 years of experience in the valuation, trading, structuring and risk management of derivative products. He has been a distinguished lecturer at Queens College since August 2013. His research and teaching interests focus on the valuation, hedging, and use of derivative products as well as the management of market, credit and operational risk at the portfolio level. Before joining Queens College, he was an adjunct professor of Finance at New York University Stern School of Business and an examining officer in the Bank Supervision Group of the New York Federal Reserve Bank. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Dr. Courtadon held executive positions in risk management and product development in asset management firms.

From 2006 to 2009, he was chief quantitative officer of Athilon Structured Investment Advisors and then chief risk officer of Duff Capital Advisors. Dr. Courtadon also held senior positions in quantitative research, trading and risk management at several Wall Street firms. From 2004 to 2006, he was managing director and head of product development for WestLB in New York. From 1998 to 2003, he was a principal responsible for equity derivatives research and firm risk management research at Morgan Stanley and then a managing director and head of risk control at CDC Ixis North America. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Dr. Courtadon worked for Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in trading positions from 1994 to 1998. He was managing director and head of U.S. equity arbitrage in New York and then a corporate vice president in charge of options hedging in Corporate Treasury in Toronto.

Dr. Courtadon has built and managed derivative products research groups at Bankers Trust, First Chicago and Citibank. He started his professional career as an assistant professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University. He has published many articles in refereed academic journals and technical books. He is a graduate of ESSEC (Ecole Superieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales) in Cergy, France, and holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Northwestern University.
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