managing director, quantitative investments strategies, BNP Paribas
Julien Turc is a visiting researcher in economics at Ecole Polytechnique (Palaiseau) and head of the QIS Lab at BNP Paribas. Julien has 22 years of experience working on quantitative and systematic strategies in all asset classes. His research covers allocation processes, alternative risk premia and hedging. Julien used to be head of cross-asset quant strategy at Societe Generale. Julien’s team was awarded the ‘best quant team of the year’ title by Global Capital in 2014, and topped the quant league tables of the Extel and Euromoney surveys in equities, FX and credit. Julien teaches credit derivatives at Paris 6 University, and machine learning and quant strategies at Paris 7 University. Julien graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 1997.