Julien Perron graduated from the University of Quebec in Montreal in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Mathematics. Upon graduation, he received the Governor General's Academic Medal, for the highest grade point average of the 4500 bachelor graduates of the university. In summer 2012, Julien undertook a research project sponsored by the Government of Canada, allowing him to increase his knowledge of probability and of models of multivariate density functions (copula), a subject about which he co-wrote an academic article in the Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. He completed an internship in Financial Risk Consulting for Aon Hewitt, as well as Liability Driven Investment for Fiera Capital, a leading Canadian investment management firm. During these internships, Julien was able to increase his knowledge of complex issue of the efficient construction of a replicating portfolio to solvency liabilities. He joined the MSCF program in order to break into the quantitative finance industry in research, trading or portfolio management.