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Bertrand Dumont

Director General of the Treasury

Bertrand Dumont began his career at the French Treasury, where he was successively responsible for restructuring sovereign debt within the Paris Club secretariat and for managing the State's treasury position. He then spent two years as Alternate Executive Director for France at the International Monetary Fund in Washington. In 2007, he joined the private office of Christine Lagarde, Minister for the Economy, as international adviser, where he was responsible in particular for the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

In 2010, he was appointed to the cabinet of Michel Barnier, European Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services, and worked on implementing the financial regulation decisions taken in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. As part of this mission, he was also responsible for setting up the Banking Union. He became Michel Barnier's chief of staff in 2014.

After two years at HSBC Bank as director of prudential management, he was called to work for Bruno Le Maire as deputy chief of staff in May 2017. He returned to the French Treasury in 2019 as deputy director general, working alongside Odile Renaud-Basso.

Mr Dumont is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure and the Ecole Nationale d'Administration, as well as having an agrégation in history.  


Alternate Director: Mikhaël Ayache

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