Jean Pisani-Ferry holds the Tommaso Padoa Schioppa chair of the European University Institute in Florence. He is a Senior Fellow at Bruegel, the European think tank, and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute (Washington DC). He is a professor of economics with Sciences Po (Paris). He sits on the supervisory board of the French Caisse des Dépôts.
In the first half of 2017, Pisani-Ferry contributed to Emmanuel Macron’s presidential bid as the Director of programme and ideas of his campaign. Beforehand, he served from 2013 to end-2016 as Commissioner-General of France Stratégie, the ideas lab of the French government.
Prior to this appointment, he was from 2005 to 2013 the Founding Director of Bruegel, the Brussels-based economic think tank that he had contributed to create. Before creating Bruegel, he was Executive President of the French PM’s Council of Economic Analysis (2001-2002), Senior Economic Adviser to the French Minister of Finance (1997-2000), and Director of CEPII, the French institute for international economics (1992-1997).
Pisani-Ferry has taught at University Paris-Dauphine, École Polytechnique, École Centrale and the Free University of Brussels.
Pisani-Ferry’s publications include numerous books and articles on economic policy and European policy issues. He has also been an active contributor to public debates with regular columns in the international media.