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Gianfranco Gianfrate

Professeur et directeur de recherche de l'EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute, EDHEC Business School

Gianfranco Gianfrate is Research Director of the EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute and Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School. He writes and researches on topics related to sustainable finance, innovation financing, and climate change finance. Prior to joining EDHEC Business School, he held teaching and research positions at Erasmus University (Netherlands), the University of Cambridge (UK), Harvard University (US), and Bocconi University (Italy). Gianfranco also has extensive experience in the financial industry, having worked, among others, for Deloitte Corporate Finance (Italy), Hermes Investment Management (UK), and iStarter (UK). Gianfranco holds a BA and a PhD in Business Administration from Bocconi University and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University. He has contributed to many books and academic journals, including Harvard Business Review, Journal of Corporate Finance, Energy Journal and Energy Policy. He is a board member of GRASFI, a research fellow of the Baffi Center at Bocconi University, a research fellow at the UK Center for Greening Finance and Investment, and an academic member of the Erasmus Platform for Sustainable Value Creation. He is a contributing author to the VI Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and received the FRI-PRI Award for the Best Pedagogical Innovation in Sustainable Finance in 2021.


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    Porfesseur et directeur de l'EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute Research, EDHEC Business School