Georges Dionne holds the Canada Research Chair in Risk Management. He has been President of the Canadian Economics Association in 2013 and President of the European Group of Insurance Economists (EGRIE) in 2014. Georges awards include Les Échos (2001), Kulp-Wright (2002) and Kulp-Wright (2015) for the two editions of the Handbook of Insurance. Georges has published five books and more than 175 articles peer reviewed. He has been the Editor of the Journal of Risk and Insurance from January 2007 to December 2012. One of his main achievements was to propose (with Marcel Boyer) a new model for automobile insurance pricing that was implemented in Quebec.
He published two articles on operational risk in 2010. The first one, with Hela Dahen, was published in the Journal of Banking and Finance and the second one, with Hela Dahen and Daniel Zajdenweber, in the Journal of Operational Risk.
The authors propose a method to consider business cycles in the computation of capital for operational risk.