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Biography

Undergraduate education

  • Baccalauréat, série Mathématiques. Mention Très Bien avec les Félicitations du juryEcole Normale Supérieure (Section Mathematics), Rank n°4

Postgraduate education

  • Master's Degree in Mathematics, Mention Très Bien University Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie
  • Master's Degree in Atomic and Nuclear Physics, Mention Très Bien University Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie

Doctoral education

  • Agrégation de Mathématiques
  • Doctorate in Mathematics (Probability Theory), Mention Très Honorable avec les Félicitations du Jury, University Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie "Contribution à l’Etude des Convergences Stochastiques des Mesures Aléatoires"
  • Doctorate in Finance, Mention Très Honorable avec les Félicitations du Jury University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne "Une Approche Probaliste de la Structure par Termes des Taux d’Intérêt"
  • Habilitation à diriger des Recherches en Finance, University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Agrégation des Universités en Sciences de Gestion, Rank n°3

Special Awards and Distinctions

  • Member of Honour of the French Society of Actuaries
  • Member of the UBS Bloomberg Commodity Index
  • ISA Medal for Sciences - Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna (2008)
  • Hall of Fame of Energy Risk (2004)
  • President of the Bachelier Finance Society (2000 - 2002) Organizer of the First World Congress of the Bachelier Finance Society (2000) with the opening talks by Professors Paul Samuelson , Henri McKean and Robert Merton.
  • First Prize of the AFIR (Actuarial Approach for Financial Risk) Awards (1995)
  • First Prize of the Merrill Lynch Awards in Mathematical Finance (1994)

Positions Held

  • 2006-: Professor of Mathematical Finance, Birkbeck, University of London
  • 1996-2006: Professor of Finance at the University Paris Dauphine, Director of DESS 203 "Securities Markets, Commodities Markets and Risk Management"
  • Fall 1995: Visiting Professor at the University of Geneva, Department of Econometrics
  • 1993-1996: Professor of Finance at ESSEC Graduate Business School, Chair of the Finance Department
  • Summer 1993: Visiting Researcher at ETH, Zurich
  • 1988-1992: Head of Research, Caisse des Dépôts, Paris
  • 1986 - 1987: Finance PhD exams, MIT
  • 1978-1985: Professor of Mathematics for "Le Haut Enseignement Commercial" Consultant for OECD (Organization for the European Community Development)

Contact details

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7631 6487
Email: h.geman@bbk.ac.uk
Room: 722
Office Hours: email for appointment