Jaume Belles-Sampera

Jaume Belles-Sampera has a PhD in Business Studies at the University of Barcelona (UB). He has a Degree in Mathematics and a Master Degree in Research in Business, Finance and Insurance from the UB. He combines his daily job in the insurance industry with specific academical and research assistance to the research group Riskcenter - IREA. His main interests are capital allocation, risk measures and decision making behavioral, although his interests embraces performance attribution and several econometric issues, as well as the study of the role that aggregation functions play in risk management. He has a broad professional experience as an advisor for insurance companies and asset management firms, developed at an international audit firm, and nowadays he is professionally involved in the actuarial function of an international insurance group. He was awarded with the prize for the best academic record at Master level. He is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). He received the Ferran Armengol i Tubau prize (2014) to the best study about insurance, awarded by the Catalan Society of Economy.