Bachelor in Law, Bachelor in Political Sciences, University Paris, 1983. Postgraduate, University Paris, 1984. Graduate, Ecole National d'Administration, Paris, 1988.
Inspector of finances, Ministry of Finance, France, 1988-1992; vice president, Banque National of Paris, 1992-1993; senior vice president, Banque National of Paris, New York, 1993-1994; assistant general manager, head emerging markets department, Banque National of Paris, London, 1994; also board directors, Banque National of Paris, London chief Executive officer for Japan, Banque National of Paris, Tokyo, since 1998.
Captain French Army, 1985.
Married Beatrice Marie Duchene, December 21, 1991. Children: Florence, Mathilde, Jean Baptiste, Caroline.