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Laurent Jacque

Academic Director of the Master of International Business Program and Walter B. Wriston Professor of International Finance & Banking

Tufts GBA Faculty Laurent Jacque


Laurent Jacque is a professor of international finance and banking at The Fletcher School. He is currently involved in research focusing on international financial risk, capital markets, and global strategic management for financial institutions.

From 2004 to 2007, Jacque was the academic dean of Fletcher and engineered the successful launch of the Master of International Business program. Since 1990, he has also held a secondary appointment at the HEC School of Management in France.

Jacque is the author of three books as well as more than 25 articles on topics that include risk management, insurance, and international finance. He has received four teaching awards, including the James L. Paddock award in 1996 and the CEMS-HEC award in 2008. He has also taught a number of executive development programs and consulted for several multinational corporations and banks as well as the IFC (World Bank).

A native of France, Jacque graduated from HEC (Paris) and received his M.A., M.B.A., and Ph.D. degrees from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also taught for 11 years.