Pierre Hillion

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Pierre Hillion is the de Picciotto Chair at INSEAD in Alternative Investments and Visiting Professor at UCLA and CalTech. He received his MBA from Ecole HEC, holds a DEA from the Université Paris-Dauphine and a PhD from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). Pierre teaches in various executive programs at INSEAD and at Amsterdam Institute of Finance, and is Program Director of the Macquarie-INSEAD Master of Finance. At INSEAD, Pierre has received the Best Teacher Award for Cores and Electives on multiples occasions and has been the recipient of many research awards.

His research interests lie in the areas of empirical tests of asset pricing models, options pricing models and empirical corporate finance. He has published in many journals, including:

  • Journal of Political Economy
  • Journal of Financial Economics
  • Review of Financial Studies
  • Mathematical Finance
  • Journal of Econometrics 

He is an Associate Editor of:

  • Journal of Empirical Finance
  • Journal of Financial Markets 

In addition, Pierre worked as academic advisor at Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch and Union Bancaire Privée, in Geneva. He has collaborated with Macquarie and has written numerous project finance related cases.