René Aïd, France

René Aïd is a professor of economics at Paris-Dauphine University and a lecturer at the Ecole Polytechnique. His career started at EDF R&D as a research-engineer in financial economics of energy markets before taking several managerial positions in the same institution. He is one of the co-founders in 2006 of the Energy Markets Research Initiative, which received the AEF 2014 award of the best enterprise - university research initiative. He is a member of the Scientific Office of the Institut Louis Bachelier. He is the author of a monograph on Electricity derivatives, Electricity Derivatives, Springer, 2015.