Updated on the 23rd of January 2018)
A graduate of Harvard Business School, the University of Pittsburgh and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Jean-Claude has had a long and meaningful career in the public finance sector – initially as an economist at the IMF, subsequently as an advisor to a member of the European Commission in Brussels and later became Controller of the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC.
More recently, Jean-Claude has been based in Monaco, serving first as Director of the Compagnie Monegasque de Banque and later as the Managing Director of the Monaco Bankers’ Association. Post-retirement, Jean-Claude serves as a non-executive director of easyGroup Holdings, is accredited since 2008 as Honorary Consul of the Republic of Latvia in the Principality of Monaco and is also a trustee of the Institute of American Universities ( IAU ) in Aix en Provence.
A multi-lingual French national – who has been appointed both Officier de l’Ordre de la Republique Tunisienne as well as Officier de l’Ordre de Saint Charles in Monaco – Jean-Claude brings his considerable French elegance as well as deep european knowledge to the quarterly meetings of the Foundation’s board.