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Christian Noyer

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Mr. Christian Noyer serves as an Honorary Governor of the Banque de France. Mr. Noyer served as the Chairman of General Council and Member of General Council of Banque de France. Mr. Noyer served as the Chairman of Bank For International Settlements from March 7, 2010 to October 31, 2015. Mr. Noyer served as the Chairman of the Monetary Policy Council and member of the Monetary Policy Council at Banque de France. He was a Governor at Banque de France from November 1, 2003 to October 2015. In 1974, following his military service as an officer in the Navy, he entered the École nationale d’administration (ENA). Appointed to the Treasury in the Ministry of the Economy and Finance in 1976, he subsequently spent two years in Brussels from 1980 to 1982 at France’s permanent representation to the European Communities. Back at the Treasury, he held a range of posts dealing with both domestic issues (government cash and debt management, banking affairs, financing of industry and state-owned enterprises) and international affairs (multilateral issues, export financing). Mr. Noyer held a number of positions before serving as Head/Director of the Treasury from 1993 to 1995, Chief of Staff of the Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance from 1995 to 1997 and Director at the Ministry for Economic Affairs, Finance and Industry from 1997 to 1998. Other posts held include Advisor to Edouard Balladur, then Minister of Finance from 1986 to 1988 and Chief of Staff for two other Ministers of Finance, Edmond Alphandéry and Jean Arthuis (since 1993 and from 1995 to 1997 respectively). He served as Vice President of the European Central Bank from 1998 to 2002. He serves as the Chairman of the “Autorité de contrôle prudential et de résolution” (ACPR), the Banking Mediation Committee and the Observatory for Payment Card Security. He also Chairs The Supervisory Boards of the Institut d’émission des départements d’Outre-Mer (IEDOM – the French overseas departments note-issuing bank) and the Institut d’émission d’Outre-Mer (IEOM – the French overseas note-issuing bank). He has been a Director of Power Corporation of Canada since May 13, 2016. He serves as a Director of Paris Europlace. He served as a Member of Supervisory Board at Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (formerly, Caisse des Depots et Consignations (CDC)). He served as a Director of Bank For International Settlements until October 31, 2015. At various times from 1982 to 1995, he also served as a Member of The Boards of many partially state-owned companies as a representative of the French government, including Suez S.A., Société Générale S.A., Le Crédit Lyonnais S.A., Le Groupe des Assurances Nationales, Dassault Aviation S.A., Pechiney S.A., Air France and Électricité de France S.A. He served as a Member of the Financial Stability Board from 2008 to 2015. He served as a Member of the Governing Council and General Council of the European Central Bank, Chairman of Bank for International Settlements. He has been awarded the honours of Commandeur de la Légion d’Honneur and Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres in France, Commander of the National Order of the Lion in Senegal, Great Cross of the Ordén del Merito Civil in Spain and Officier de l’Ordre National de la Valeur in Cameroon. Mr. Noyer studied law in Rennes and Paris and subsequently graduated from the Institut d’études politiques de Paris.

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