Years at SKEMA Business School: 8
 


Helen BOLLAERT

Innovation
Lille



CV
Skills & Interests 
Research Skills
Stata, R, building quantitative measures from qualitative data
Languages
English: native speaker,  French: fluent,  German: working knowledge
Expertise
Behavioral Corporate Finance, CEO Personality, Mergers and Acquisitions
Qualification 
Scholarly Academic
Academic Degrees 
HDR  University of Lille 2 (F), 2016.
Work Experience 
Research Dean, SKEMA Business School (February, 2016 - Present), Lille, France.
Associate Professor, SKEMA (2011 - Present), Lille, France.
Head of European Center for Corporate Control Studies (ECCCS), SKEMA Business School (2013 - 2016), Lille, France.
Assistant Professor, IESEG School of Management (September, 2006 - August, 2011), Lille, France.
Adjunct Faculty, EDHEC Business School (September, 2004 - August, 2006), Lille, France.
Adjunct Faculty, IESEG School of Management (September, 2004 - August, 2006), Lille, France.
Teacher, French secondary school system (September, 1994 - August, 2004), Lille, France.
Audit senior, Ernst et Young (October, 1991 - August, 1994), Strasbourg, France.
Audit junior, Arthur Andersen (August, 1989 - September, 1991), Paris, France.
Intellectual contributions
Articles in Journals 
BOLLAERT, H., Leboeuf, G., & SCHWIENBACHER, A. (in press, 2019).  The Narcissism of Crowdfunding Entrepreneurs.   Small Business Economics.
BOLLAERT, H., Ahmad, M. Farooq, & Beuselinck, C. (2017).  Employment Protection and Payout Policy.   FINANCE, 38(3), 5-43.
Aktas, N., de Bodt, E., Bollaert, H., & Roll, R. (2016).  CEO Narcissism and the Takeover Process: From Private Initiation to Deal Completion.   Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 51 (1), 113-137, doi: 10.1017/S0022109016000065.
Bollaert, H., & Delanghe, M. (2015).  Securities Data Company and Zephyr, Data Sources for M&A Research.   Journal of Corporate Finance (33), 85-100.
Petit, V., & Bollaert, H. (2012).  Flying too close to the sun: Hubris among CEOs and how to prevent it.   Journal of Business Ethics, 108 (3), 265-283.
Bollaert, H., Daher, H., Deroo, A., & Dupire, M. (2011).  Corporate Governance and Performance of French Listed Companies.   Bankers, Markets & Investors, 114.
Bollaert, H., & Petit, V. (2010).  Beyond the Dark Side of Executive Psychology: Current Research and New Directions.   European Management Journal, 28, 362-376.
Bollaert, H., & Dilé, A. (2009).  Changes in Corporate Governance Quality in Estonia between 1999 and 2007.   Post Communist Economies, 21 (1), 65-84.
Conference Presentations 
Ahmad, M. Farooq, de Bodt, E., & BOLLAERT, H. (2018). Merger and Acquisitions Across Cultures.  AFFI (Association Française de Finance) Conference, Paris, France.
Ahmad, M. Farooq, Beuselinck, C., & BOLLAERT, H. (2017, June). Employment Protection Legislation and Payout Policy.  AFFI (Association Française de Finance) Conference, Valence, France.
BOLLAERT, H., Leboeuf, G., & Schwienbacher, A. (2017, June). The Narcissism of Crowdfunding Entrepreneurs.  Cambridge Centre For Alternative Finance Annual Conference, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Ahmad, M. Farooq, de Bodt, E., & BOLLAERT, H. (2017, May). Mergers and Acquisitions Across Cultures.  International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS), Glasgow, United Kingdom.
BOLLAERT, H., Ahmad, M. Farooq, & Beuselinck, C. (2017, May). Employment Protection Legislation and Payout Policy.  International Conference of the Financial Engineering and Banking Society (FEBS), Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Ahmad, M. Farooq, de Bodt, E., & BOLLAERT, H. (2017, March). Mergers and Acquisitions Across Cultures. Invited presentation at ESCP Finance and Society Workshop, Paris, France.
Bollaert, H., Ahmad, F., & De Bodt, E. (2016, June). Mergers and Acquisitions Across Cultures. Invited presentation at Université Paris-Dauphine - 2016 Workshop in Corporate Finance, Paris, France.
BOLLAERT, H., De Bodt, E., Grandin, P., & Roll, R. (2015, December). The Equilibrium Assignment of Narcissistic CEOs to Firms.  Paris December Finance Meeting, Paris, France.
de Bodt, E., Bollaert, H., & Ahmad, F. (2015, April). Merges and Acquisitions Across Cultures.  CF Conference on Culture and Finance, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salen, South Carolina.
de Bodt, E., Bollaert, H., & Ahmad, F. (2014, May). Mergers and Acquisitions Across Cultures.  AFFI (Association Française de Finance) Conference, Aix-en-Provence, France.
Bollaert, H. (2013, September). Beyond good and bad leadership at the top: an empirical study on CEO authentic leadership and firm performance.  European Business Ethics & Network, Lille, France.
de Bodt, E., Aktas, N., Roll, R., & Bollaert, H. (2012). CEO narcissism and the takeover process: From private initiation to deal completion.  AFA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
Bollaert, H. (2011). CEO Narcissism and the Takeover Process - From Private initiation to deal completion.  European Finance Association Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden.
Bollaert, H. & Petit, V. (2011, October). One ego, lany problems. Hubris versus leadership at the top.  International Leadership Association Conference, London, United Kingdom.
Bollaert, H. & Petit, V. (2011, October). Flying to close to the sun: Hubris among CEOs and how to prevent it.  International Leadership Association Conference, London, United Kingdom.
Bollaert, H. (2010). Desperately Seeking Good Leaders: Hubris, Ethical Behaviors and Authentic Leadership at the Top.  Society of Business Ethics Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.
Bollaert, H. (2008). Changes in Corporate Governance Quality in Estonia between 1999 and 2007.  International Conference on Corporate Governance, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Other Research 
2015: BOTTE, S., & Bollaert, H., Formation à la recherche et artisanat (ECCCS seminar presentation).   [Basic or Discovery Scholarship]
Professional Service 
Academic Conference: Discussant/Moderator/Panelist
2015:  3L Workshop (International).
2015:  Paris December Finance Meeting (International).
2012:  AFFI (Association Française de Finance) Conference, Paris, France (International).   
Conference Workshop Congress Organization
2016:  ECCCS workshop on corporate governance and control, Paris, France (International).
2013:  The 3rd ECCCS Workshop on Corporate Governance and Control, Lille, France (International).
2012:  The 2nd ECCCS Workshop on Governance and Control, Sophia Antipolis / Nice, France (International).
Keynote Address
2017:  Chinese Society of Management Science, Suzhou, China-PRC (International).
Other Professional Service Activities
2016:  Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (International).
Reviewer: Conference Paper
2016:  ECCCS workshop on corporate governance and control (International).
2012:  The 2nd ECCCS Workshop on Governance and Control (International).
Reviewer: Reviewer for a Journal
2017:  Accounting and Finance (International).
2015 – 2017:  European Management Journal (International).
2015:  European Management Journal (International).
2015:  Journal of Corporate Finance (International).
2014:  Journal of Management Studies (International).
Professional Memberships 
American Finance Association, 2016-2017
AFFI, 2014-2015