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Prof. Dr. François-Serge Lhabitant
SFI Adjunct Professor, Kedge Capital & EDHEC Business School
François-Serge Lhabitant is the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Investment Officer of Kedge Capital, where he manages more than $5 billion of capital invested in hedge funds. Professor Lhabitant was previously a senior management member at Union Bancaire Privée (Geneva) and a Director at UBS Global Asset Management, in charge of quantitative modeling and risk management. On the academic side, he is a Professor of Finance at the EDHEC Business School (France) and a Visiting Professor of Finance at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong). He is a Swiss Finance Institute Adjunct Professor since 2010, and was formerly a professor of Finance at the HEC University of Lausanne (Switzerland). Professor Lhabitant received a PhD in finance, an MSc in banking and finance and a BSc in economics from the University of Lausanne, as well as a computer engineering degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. He also holds an LLM in Tax Law from the University of Geneva.