Henri Loubergé was appointed professor at the University of Geneva in 1984. He was until
recently the head of the economics department in the School of Economic and Social Sciences
(SES) and head of the MSc program in economics. He is now in charge of the doctoral
program in economics and co-director of the executive program in quantitative portfolio
management that he founded in 1993. Henri Loubergé has also founded and edited The
Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Theory. He is now associate editor of this journal
(renamed Geneva Risk and Insurance Review) and of The Journal of Risk and Insurance. He
is also the coordinator of the International Scientific Council of the Swiss National Centre of
Competence in Research "Financial Valuation and Risk Management" (NCCR-FINRISK) and
research fellow of the Swiss Finance Institute.
His teaching and research interests are in the area of the economics of risk and uncertainty,
with applications to insurance, risk management, financial theory, and international finance.
His publications include several books and monographs, as well as articles published in
journals such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, and Journal of Risk
A graduate in German and in economics from the University of Bordeaux in France, Henri
Loubergé obtained his doctoral degree in economics at the University of Geneva, Switzerland,
in 1979. Previous to becoming a professor in this same university, he has been Assistant-
Secretary-General of the International Association for the Study of Insurance Economics
(1979-1982), and professor of economics and finance at CERAM (Center for Education and
Research Applied to Management) in Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France (1982-1984). He was
also visiting professor at several universities in Europe and the USA.