Lionel Melin, Associate Researcher, EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute

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Lionel Melin works with the “Impact of Climate Change on Asset Prices” research team at EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute, including focussing on a novel DICE model implementation. He is the CEO of the independent economic consulting firm specialising in ESG finance MacroLucid Research. He holds a PhD in Economics from The University of Chicago and an MS in Statistics from the ENSAE in Paris. While a doctoral student, Lionel conducted research projects with the Federal Reserve of Chicago, the International Monetary Fund, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and BNP Paribas. He began his financial career as an emerging markets economist and fixed income strategist for Deutsche Bank and later as a senior cross-asset strategist for Société Générale Lyxor Asset Management. He has held lectureships at the University of Chicago and has co-authored papers in many academic journals including the Journal of Impact and ESG Investing, Journal of Asset Management and Journal of Portfolio Management.