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Department : Finance
Associate Professor
Campus de Cergy



Sofia Ramos is Associate Professor of finance at ESSEC Business School (Paris-Singapore).

She teaches Financial Management, Corporate Finance, ESG Investing and International finance courses in several masters and executive programmes. She has written business case studies for classes.

She is Associate editor of the European Journal of Finance. Her research interests are primary in the area of Mutual Funds, Portfolio Management, ESG Investing Energy Finance and International Finance.  She has published her work on the Review of Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, Energy Economics, Economic Modeling among other journals and a financial book in energy finance: The Interrelationship Between Financial and Energy Markets.

She is co-chair professor of the chair “Shaping the Future of Finance” and academic advisor of the ESSEC Amundi-Chair in Asset & Risk Management.

She holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the Swiss Finance Institute -University of Lausanne.



  • 2003 : Ph.D. in Finance (Université de Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • 1998 : MSc in Economics (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain)


    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2015 - Present : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)

    Other Academic Appointments

      • 2021 - 2023 : Co Chaired Professor Shaping the Future of Finance (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2021 - 2022 : Academic Director in charge of the Global MBA program (ESSEC Business School, France)

Journal articles


Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Technical reports, White papers

Published cases

Press article, video or other popular media

Research activities

    Editorial Board Membership

  • 2015 : - Present : Editorial board membership - The European Journal of Finance
  • Reviewer for a journal

  • Reviewer for Emerging Markets Finance and Trade; Energy Economics; Journal of Banking & Finance; Journal of Behavioral Finance; Journal of Business Finance and Accounting; Journal of Empirical Finance; Journal of Finance; Journal of Financial Stability; Managerial Finance; North American Journal of Economics and Finance; Review of Finance (ex European Finance Review); Small Business Economics; The European Journal of Finance
  • Participation in scientific commissions or reviewer for a conference

  • 2018 : Conference on “Institutional and Individual Investors: Saving for Old Age”, University of Bath School of Management, United Kingdom
  • 2011 - 2015 : Committee program of European Financial Management Association 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • 2014 : Committee program of INFINITI 2014
  • 2014 : Committee program of Southern Finance Association 2014
  • 2013 : Committee program of Financial Management Association – Asian Meeting 2013
  • 2009 - 2012 : Committee program of Financial Management Association 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • 2010 - 2012 : Committee program of Midwest Finance Association 2010, 2012
  • 2012 : Committee program of Society Financial Studies Cavalcade 2012
  • 2011 : Committee program of 8th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM 11)
  • 2006 - 2010 : Committee program of European Finance Association 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
  • 2006 - 2008 : Committee program of Portuguese Finance Network 2006, 2008
  • 2006 : Committee program of Global Finance Conference 2006


  • 2019 : COVACHEV Svetoslav (ESSEC Business School), Thesis co-director, First placement: Risk Data Scientist  - UniCredit Bulbank
  • 2018 : MCCOURT Maurice (ESSEC Business School), Thesis co-director, First placement: Assistant Professor - university of melbourne