Director for Programme and Ideas of Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign
Expertise: Macroeconomics Twitter: @pisaniferry
Jean Pisani-Ferry has been since January 2017 the Director for Programme and Ideas of Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign. He is also a professor with Sciences Po Paris and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.
Pisani-Ferry served from 2013 to 2017 as Commissioner-General of France Stratégie, the ideas lab of the French government. Prior to this appointment, he was from 2005 to 2013 the 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), Director of CEPII, the French institute for international economics (1992-1997), and Economic Adviser with the European Commission (1989-92).
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.