Jean-Yves Eglem is professor of accounting and corporate finance. He is a graduate of ESCP and holds a Doctorate in economics. He is “Agrégé de l’Université” and is also a graduate of CPA (the former name of HEC executive MBA). Finally, he has a french Chartered Accountancy Degree (diplôme d’expertise comptable).
Professor Eglem had an early vocation for teaching; he taught at ESCP for the first time in 1971 and was only a few years older than his students. During his career he has taught in many institutions in France, in particular at the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, at the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises (IAE), at the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) and at the Ecole Nationale des Douanes.
He frequently lectures abroad. He has taught on programmes in Russia, Niger, Sweden, Lebanon and Vietnam.
Jean-Yves Eglem has had the honor of holding most of the academic responsibilities a Grande Ecole Professor can have during his career: Department Coordinator, Associate Dean for Research, President of the Faculty Association and in September 2006 he was elected Dean of Faculty for the five campuses of ESCP Europe.
Most of Professor Eglem’s publications are in the field of financial accounting and corporate finance. He has authored or co-authored some ten books, some of which have run to several editions. His first book, in 1984, focused on the consolidation of accounts as a tool of management and control. It was winner of the Grand Prix Harvard-L’Expansion (in finance).