French asset management company Amundi has appointed Stanislas Pottier (pictured) as chief responsible investment officer, the firm announced.
Pottier was formerly global head for Sustainable Development at Crédit Agricole SA, the parent company of Amundi, since September 2011 and sits in the group’s management committee since 2017.
He had been special advisor to Michel Rocard, former French Prime Minister and ambassador of France for International Negotiations on Arctic and Antarctic poles between 2009 and 2011.
Pottier also was a chief of staff and special advisor to current managing director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde at the time she was part of the French government as minister for economy, finance, industry and employment.
Prior to these roles, Pottier held a number of positions in the French Ministry of Finance, Trade and Treasury Department. He has also served as chairman of the National Export Credit and Guarantee Commission.
Between 1998 and 2000, he was an economist at the World Bank in Washington D.C. after beginning his career in 1994 at the French Ministry of Finance.