Sylvain Champonnois

Sylvain Champonnois

Director, Scientific Active Equity, BlackRock
United Kingdom
Sylvain Champonnois, PhD, Director, is a member of BlackRock's Scientific Active Equity team. His responsibilities include developing new stock selection and top-down macro driven insights for the global suite of active long-only and long-short equity funds.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Dr. Champonnois was an assistant professor of Finance at the University of California, San Diego from 2007 to 2011. He was a visiting professor at Imperial College Business School, London from 2010 to 2011. Dr. Champonnois earned a BA in Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique in 2002 and a PhD in Economics from Princeton University in 2007.