Chairman of BNP Paribas (nominated 1st December 2014)
He was Advisor to the Chairman of BNP Paribas (2008-2014).
He is currently the Chairman of the Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales-CEPII (the French center for research and studies on the world economy).
In 2009, he became a member of both the International Advisory Council of the China Investment Corporation-CIC and the International Advisory Council of the China Development Bank-CDB.
Mr. Lemierre has had a long and distinguished career in international finance. From 2000 to 2008, he was the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Prior to that, he was Head of the French Private Office of the Minister of Economy and Finance and Director of France's Treasury.
He served as a member of the European Monetary Committee and, prior to taking up his position at the EBRD, was Chairman of the European Economic and Financial Committee and Chairman of the Paris Club. Previously he had served as Head of France's Internal Revenue Service, and Head of the Tax Policy Administration.