Francis Declerck

Department of Finance, ESSEC Business School, Paris - Singapore 
 Phone: +33(0)1 3443 3266
E-mail : declerck@essec.edu 
 Web: http://energy-commodity-finance.essec.edu/


Positions
Associate Professor of Finance, ESSEC Business School, Paris - Singapore

Appointments
Co-responsible, ESSEC Energy and Commodity Finance RESEARCH CENTER
Co-responsible for the Energy and Commodity Finance track (ECOMFIN) at ESSEC
https://sites.google.com/a/essec.edu/essec-finance-track/ecom
https://docs.google.com/a/essec.edu/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZXNzZWMuZWR1fGVzc2VjLWZpbmFuY2UtdHJhY2t8Z3g6NTY0NmFhYmMwZTZkOWJlNg

Education
Habilitation à diriger des recherches (HDR) in management science, University of Montpellier 1, France.
Ph.D., Université of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA
Master's degree in Agri-Food Economics and Management, ESSEC Business School Paris, France.
Graduate in Agricultural Sciences (Ingénieur en Agriculture), Institut Supérieur Agricole de Beauvais, France 

Research
Energy and agriculture commodity finance, Risk analysis, Simulation

Publications
Agricultural and Soft Markets in Handbook of Multi-Commodity Markets and Products, Wiley Finance, London, 2015.
Do Agricultural Commodity Firm Stock Price and Agricultural Commodity Price Move Together? International Journal on Food System Dynamics, 5(3): 120-129, 2014.
Qualité des prix formés sur les marchés agricoles, Droit, économie et marchés de matières premières agricoles, Paris, 2013.
Les coopératives agricoles : identité, gouvernance, stratégies, Editions Larcier, Bruxelles, 2013.
Agricultural price volatility: speculation and regulation. Why and how could regulation of agricultural markets be improved? ". In: Food Value Chain Networks in the 21st Century. Editorial Agricola, Madrid, 2012.
Faut-il réguler les marchés des produits agricoles de base ? in Comment nourrir le monde ?, Editions de l’Aube, Paris, 2012
Comment utiliser les marchés à terme agricoles et alimentaires, Editions France Agricole, Paris, 2009.
Volatilité des prix des matières premières et gestion de risques par les agro-industries, Economies et Sociétés, Série « Systèmes agro-alimentaires » AG, n°30: 2285-2296, novembre-décembre 2008
Agricultural commodity futures markets: tools to reduce risks of price fluctuations", in Challenges and perspectives for the European food market, Warsaw, 2008.                                                                                          

Courses at ESSEC Grande Ecole (MSc in management) program and M.S. programs
Financial management
Financial analysis and valuation of companies
Mergers & Acquisitions
Trading of agricultural commodities and financial futures markets

Referee Appoitments
 International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, International Journal on Food System Dynamics

Conferences
AFFI Conference 2015, Paris (June 2015), European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation Networks (from 2006 to 2015), International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (from 2001 to 2011)

Advisory
FAO-OECD, Directorat General Agriculture (DG Agri) at the European Commission in Brussels, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London, French Minister of Agriculture, ANIA, Coop-de-France, food and agribusiness companies, food thinktank of “Les Echos”

Languages 
French (mother tongue), English