Title: Senior Fellow
Area of expertise: International finance, international economics
Yves Jégourel is a Professor at the University of Bordeaux where he directs the second Master’s year in Banking, finance and commodity trading (BFNI). He is also Vice-Dean in charge of relations with companies within the Faculty of Economics, Management and Legal and Economic Studies (AES – administration économique et sociale). He teaches and researches the commodity Economics, with a particular focus on the common dynamics that characterize the agricultural, energy, minerals and metals sectors: the internationalization of physical markets, the position of traders, financialization dynamics, the role of artificial intelligence, price risk management, etc. Yves Jégourel is also deputy director of the CyclOpe circle and a guest expert at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. He also works with companies, professional organizations, and public institutions from France and beyond to define their strategic policies on raw materials. He was appointed Foreign Trade Advisor for France in 2018 for a period of three years. He has a PhD in Economics and is a knight of the French National Order of Merit.