Paris EUROPLACE is the professional body which supports the France-based financial services industry and promotes Paris as an international financial center. Paris EUROPLACE gathers and expresses positions of market players as it seeks to strengthen the attractiveness of the Paris financial marketplace, establish constructive relations with European Institutions in a global financial context, stimulate research and financial innovation, and promote these objectives internationally.

François RIAHI

Global Co-Head of Corporate & Investment Banking and Member of NATIXIS' Senior Management Committee, NATIXIS

François Riahi is Global Co-Head of Corporate & Investment Banking at Natixis, and is a member of the Natixis Senior Management Committee. Mr. Riahi has over 15 years of experience. From 2001 to 2005, he served as Inspecteur des Finances (auditor at the French Treasury) in the Inspection Générale des Finances. He was then appointed to the government’s Budget Department, first as chargé de mission reporting to the Budget Director and subsequently as Head of the Budget Policy Office. In 2007, he was appointed advisor to the President of the French Republic, with responsibility for the reform of state institutions and public finance. In March 2009, Mr. Riahi joined Groupe BPCE as Deputy CEO, in charge of strategy. He moved to Natixis in September 2012 as Chief Executive Officer, Corporate & Investment Banking, Asia Pacific, and member of the Natixis Executive Committee, based in Hong Kong. Mr. Riahi was appointed to his current position in February 2016. Mr. Riahi is a graduate of the École Centrale de Paris School of Engineering, the Paris Institute of Political Science (Sciences Po), and the Stanford Executive Program, and is a former student of the École nationale d’administration (ENA).

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