Jean-Claude Trichet
Jean-Claude Trichet

Jean-Claude Trichet was President of the European Central Bank, of the European Systemic Risk Board and of the Global Economy Meeting of Central Bank Governors in Basel until the end of 2011. Previously, he was in charge of the French Treasury for six years and was Governor of Banque de France for ten years. Earlier in his career, he held positions within the French Inspection Générale des Finances, as well as the Treasury department, and was advisor to the French President for microeconomics, energy, industry and research (1978-81). Mr Trichet graduated from the École des Mines de Nancy, the Institut d’études politiques de Paris and the University of Paris in Economics, is a Doctor Honoris Causa of several universities and an alumnus of the École nationale d’administration.

Current mandates in addition to the one listed in the chart above are set forth below:
– Chairperson of the G30 (non-profit organisation), Washington D.C.
– Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BRUEGEL Institute, Washington D.C. (non-profit organisation)
– European Chairman of the Trilateral Commission (non-profit organisation)

Former mandates for the last five years:
– President of the European Central Bank (end of mandate: 1 November 2011)
– President of the Global Economy Meeting of Central Bank Governors in Basel (end of mandate: 1 November 2011)
– President of the European Systemic Risk Board (end of mandate: 1 November 2011)
– President of the Group of Governors and Heads of Supervision (GHOS) (end of mandate: 1 November 2011)
– President of the Société de gestion de participations aéronautiques (Sogepa) (from 2012 to 2013)