Prof. Duc Khuong Nguyen

Chair, Department of Finance, Auditing and Accounting

The Department of Finance, Auditing and Accounting has 14 permanent faculties with a very high degree of implication and commitment in teaching and scientific research activities at IPAG Business School. It also hosts a significant number of adjunct professors and affiliate research fellows as well as visiting scholars and professionals coming from all over the world. The quality of our faculty relies particularly on its internationalization and diversity of expertise and professional experiences.

As part of the School’s strategy, our faculty members are committed to produce world-class theoretical and empirical research with an interdisciplinary approach and important managerial implications. The main research areas include:

  • Asset management
  • Asset pricing and valuation
  • Corporate finance and governance
  • Energy finance
  • Financial accounting and auditing
  • Financial risk management
  • Financial stability
  • Performance measures and control

Research papers of the department members have been published in internationally reputed journals such as Energy Journal, European Journal of Operational Research, International Economic Review, International Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of International Money and Finance, and Review of Finance.

The department hosts two endowed chairs:

  • IPAG-Median Trust Chair in « Quantitative Finance and Risk Management », directed by Professor Hans-Jörg von Mettenheim
  • « Environment, Climate Change and Energy Transition », created under the H2020 MedReset project and co-directed by Professor Khaled Guesmi and Professor Duc Khuong Nguyen


Céline Bordone

Lecturer in Accounting


Julien Chevallier

Full Professor of Commodity Markets


Patrice Dalaigre

Assistant Professor of Finance


Tri Vo Dinh

Assistant Professor of Finance


John Hegarty

Assistant Professor of Finance


William Douglas More

Lecturer in Finance


Dorra Najar

Assistant Professor of Finance


Duc Khuong Nguyen

Full Professor of Finance


Nicolas Topaloglou

Professor of Finance


Hans-Jörg Von Mettenheim

Full Professor of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management


Academic Programs

The department members offer a wide range of courses in finance, auditing, accounting and management control, for various programs and specializations:

  • « Grande Ecole » Program
  • MSc in International Banking and Finance
  • Master in Finance & Markets
  • Master in Advanced Management Accounting
  • Master in Engineering, Management & Wealth Management
  • Master in Corporate Finance and Management Control
  • MBA
  • Executive Education

Our faculty members also participate in the doctoral/Ph.D. program of some French and foreign universities such as Paris-Saclay University, Paris 8 University, University of Rennes, University of Liverpool, and Vietnam National University.

Conferences & seminars

The Department of holds, along with the Research Department, two main conferences (PFMC and ISEFI), participates into the organization of the VSBF and IRMBAM conference and hosts a series of research seminars.



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