Ambassador’s Biography

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Jean-Pierre Jouyet, born on 13 February 1954

- Advanced diploma in public law
- Diploma from the Institut d’études politiques in Paris
- Graduate of the Ecole nationale d’administration (ENA)
(“Voltaire” Year)

Positions held

- Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Republic, 2014-2017;

- Director-General of the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations [savings and banking institution], Chairman of the Public Investment Bank, 2012-2014;

- Chairman of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) [Financial Markets Regulator], 2008-2012;

- Minister of State responsible for European Affairs, 2007-2008;

- Head of the Service de l’Inspection générale des finances [audit department of French public services] at the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry, 2005-2007;

- Chairman of Barclays Bank France, 2004-2005

- Head of the Trésor and Ambassador for International Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2000-2004;

- Deputy Principal Private Secretary to M. Lionel Jospin, Prime Minister, 1997-2000;

- Partner in the law firm Jeantet Associés, 1995-1997;

- Principal Private Secretary to the President of the European Commission, 1994-1995;

- Deputy Principal Private Secretary to M. Jacques Delors, President of the European Commission, 1991-1994;

- Principal Private Secretary to M. Roger Fauroux, Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Town and Country Planning (Regional Development), then Minister of Industry and Town and Country Planning (Regional Development), 1988-1991;

- Director of Studies, Paris Institut d’études politiques, 1981-1988;

- Bureau chief, then principal, at the Service de la législation fiscale [tax legislation department] at the Ministry for the Economy and Finance, 1981-1988;

- Inspecteur des finances [auditor at the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance, with special responsibility for the inspection of public finances], 1980; Miscellaneous

- Honorary chairman of the Aspen Institute and former chair of the Board of Directors of the Institut Pasteur ;

- Co-author of “N’enterrez pas la France”, with Ph. Mabille (Robert Laffont, 2007) and “Une Présidence de crises” (with S. Coignard, Albin Michel, 2009) and author of "Nous les avons tant aimés" (Robert Laffont, 2010).

Published on 18/10/2017

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