Prof. Paul Embrechts Professor of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland2 Talks
Paul Embrechts is Professor of Mathematics at the ETH Zurich specializing in actuarial mathematics and quantitative risk management. Previous academic positions include the Universities of Leuven, Limburg and London (Imperial College). Prof. Embrechts has held visiting appointments at the University of Strasbourg, ESSEC Paris, the Scuola Normale in Pisa and... read morethe London School of Economics (Centennial Professor of Finance). He is an Elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, corresponding member of the Italian Institute of Actuaries and Associate Editor of numerous scientific journals. His areas of specialization include insurance risk theory, quantitative risk management, the interplay between insurance and finance, and the modeling of rare events. He co-authored the influential books 'Modeling of Extremal Events for Insurance and Finance', Springer, 1997 and 'Quantitative Risk Management: Concepts, Techniques and Tools', Princeton University Press, 2005.