About the Author
Alain Ruttiens (Paris, France) is an Affiliate Professor at ESCP Europe Paris campus, where he teaches Mathematics of the Financial Markets. He holds a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering (Faculté Polytechnique de Mons, Belgium), with a further degree in Operational Research (FUCAM, Mons, Belgium). The bulk of his career has been spent in the banking sector (Banque Indosuez, then KBC Bank), mainly in trading, research and development related to financial derivative instruments. He was the founder and asset manager of a hedge fund, and works as a Partner of NEURON sarl, active in consulting on financial markets, in Luxembourg. He lectures at Sorbonne university, HEC and Sciences-Po Paris, and is a Professor at Centro di Studi Bancari, Lugano (Switzerland) and at ESA (Ecole Supérieure des Affaires), Beyrouth (Lebanon).? He is an IAG Fellow of the University of Louvain, Belgium, and an active member of the Decision Sciences Institute (Atlanta, USA).