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Hübner Georges
N1- 111 - rue Louvrex, 14 - 4000 Liège
+32 4 2327428

Category: Faculty

Function: Full Professor

UER: Finance and Law

Research unit or center: CARM (Center of assets and risk management)

Research Field: Asset and Risk Management

Responsibilities :
  • Concentration Leader, Financial Engineering
  • Member of the School Research Commission (PRISME)
  • Head of Research Center

Degree certificates :
  • 1997 : Ph.D. in Management - Finance orientation
  • 1992 : Bachelor in Business Administration - Finance orientation

External Professional Experience: 2015- : Board Member, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Member of the Risk and Capital Committee, Belfius Bank SA/NV
2015- : Elected Chairman, French Finance Association (AFFI)
2007- : Co-Founder, Board Member and Scientific Advisor of Gambit Financial Solutions (CEO 2007-2009, CSO 2009-2015) - 1997- : Associate Professor of Finance at Maastricht University

Doctoral thesis: Essays on Derivatives Princing

Biography: Georges Hübner (Ph.D., INSEAD) is Full Professor of finance at HEC Liège, University of Liège (Belgium). Georges serves as an independent non-executive director, chairman of the Audit Committee, and member of the Risk & Capital Committee at Belfius Bank SA/NV. He is currently appointed as chairman of the French Finance Association (AFFI). Academically, he is also Associate Professor of Finance at Maastricht University (the Netherlands) and Affiliate Professor at EDHEC (France - UK - Singapore) and Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (Belgium). Georges regularly delivers executive teaching in various European institutions among which INSEAD and the Luxembourg School of Finance. Georges has published numerous books and research articles about credit risk, hedge funds and portfolio performance in internationally renowned scientific outlets such as Journal of Business Venturing, Review of Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Financial Management and Journal of Portfolio Management. He obtained the best paper awards in 2002 from the Journal of Banking and Finance and in 2012 from Finance, and the Operational Risk & Compliance Achievement Award 2006 for the best academic paper. He is the inventor of the Generalized Treynor Ratio, a popular portfolio performance measure. Georges is co-founder, Board member and scientific advisor of Gambit Financial Solutions, a spin-off company of HEC Liège that produces sophisticated software solutions for investor profiling, portfolio optimization and risk management. He also serves as independent director of Finective, an AIF registered in Luxembourg. Georges Hübner was appointed in 2009 as one of the four experts by the Belgian Special Parliamentary Commission (Chamber + Senate) in charge of analyzing the Belgian aspects of the financial and banking crisis, and again in 2011 as one of the two experts by the Special Parliamentary Commission (Chamber) in charge of analyzing the collapse of the Dexia Group.

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