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Edmond Alphandery

Edmond Alphandery

Chairman, Euro 50 Group

Expert Events

16 January
CLIMATE AGENDA: WHAT IS GOING TO CHANGE EVERYTHING? Building 2, Floor 2, Lecture Room 237

Biography

Edmond Alphandéry is a Senior Advisor of BANQUE NOMURA, Advisor for QUADRILLE CAPITAL, Member of the Advisory Board of MONTROSE and Vice President of the CLUB OF THREE.

From 1993-1995 he worked as a Minister of the Economy in the Government of Edouard Balladur, after having been Member of the Parliament from 1978 to 1993. From 1998 to 2012, Mr. Alphandéry served as chairman of CNP ASSURANCES of which he is now the Honorary President. Prior to this appointment, he was chairman of ÉLECTRICITÉ DE FRANCE (EDF). From 2010 to May 2019 he was a Board member of ENGIE and the President of its Strategic Committee.

Edmond Alphandéry is the founder and chairman of the “Euro50 Group” which gathers leading European personalities concerned with monetary policy of the ECB. From 2013 to July 2016, he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). He is also an Honorary Member of the Trilateral Commission.

Edmond Alphandéry launched in 2018 the “Task Force on Carbon Pricing in Europe”, a group of personalities coming from various origins in the European Union to promote carbon pricing in Europe to fight climate change.

Mr. Alphandéry graduated from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (1966), studied at the University of Chicago and the University of California, Berkeley, and obtained his French Ph.D. in Economics (1969) and his “Agrégation” in Political Economy (1971). He served as a Professor of Political Economy at the University of Paris II, of which he is now a Professor Emeritus. He is also Honorary Professor of Capital University of Economics and Business (Beijing), Member of the Advisory Board of the International Monetary Institute of Renmin University (Beijing), and Vice-President of the International Finance Forum (Beijing). He is also Member of the Advisory Board of the Center on Capitalism and Society of Columbia University, a think-tank chaired by Edmund Phelps.