Yves Jégourel
Senior Fellow

Yves Jégourel is Senior Fellow at Policy Center for the New South as well as Full Professor and head of the Chair in “Economics of Raw Materials and Sustainable Transitions”, at the Conservatoire national des arts et métiers. He was previously a professor at the University of Bordeaux, where he directed the Master program in Banking, Finance and Commodity Trading (BFCT) and was vice-dean in charge of relations with companies in the Faculty of Economics, Management and ESA (EGAES). He devotes his teaching and research activities to the economics of commodities, with a particular focus on the common dynamics that characterize the agricultural, energy, and mineral and metal sectors: the internationalization of physical markets, the macroeconomic dependence of exporting countries and the relevance of industrialization strategies, the role of traders, the dynamics of financialization, price risk management, etc. Yves Jégourel is also co-director of the CyclOpe circle and a guest expert at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).