Laurence Lescourret has been an associate professor at the Finance department of ESSEC Business School since 2010. She is also a Director of ESSEC’s “Capital Markets and Regulation” Excellence Center and an affiliate academic researcher at the Centre de Recherche en Économie et Statistique (CREST).
She holds a PhD in finance from HEC Paris (2003), a Master in management from EDHEC, a Master “104 Finance” from Paris Dauphine University, and a Master in political economy analysis from the École d’Économie de Paris.
Between 2004 and 2011, she was first an assistant professor, co- director and ultimately Director of the ESSEC Finance department. She also taught at ENSAE between 2000 and 2010.
As an academic researcher, she is the author of several publications on organizing and regulating capital markets and has received distinction for her work. She was the 2013 recipient of the Vega Prize from the Federation of European Securities Exchanges and received the 2015 award for best research Article on derivative products granted by the IFSID (Montreal Institute of Structured Finance and Derivatives).
Other current positions and directorships:
Independent Director of Le Crédit Lyonnais SA