René Aïd - Africa Business School
Energy markets, risk management, financial mathematics
Dauphine Université Paris


René Aïd has been a professor of economics at Paris-Dauphine University since 2016 and lecturer at the Ecole Polytechnique (2015-2018). He is an EDF R&D research-engineer in financial economics of energy markets (1998-2003) and manager (2003-2006). He is the Co-founder and Director (2006-2013) of the Finance for Energy Markets Research Initiative, René Aïd received the AEF 2014 award of the best enterprise – university research initiative. He is the Deputy-Director of EDF R&D Research department on generation and financial risk management (2014-2016). He was the plenary speaker at the SIAM Financial Mathematics & Engineering conference (2016) and at the World Congress Bachelier Finance Society (2018). René Aïd is a member of the Scientific Office of the Institut Louis Bachelier.


Author of the monography Electricity Derivatives, Springer, 2015. Co-editor of the book Commodities, Energy and Environmental Finance, Fields Institute Communications, Springer, 2015. Holder of a patent on demand response management..

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