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Mar 2021


Chief Executive Officer – Expertise France – France

Jérémie Pellet joined Expertise France in December 2018.
He was previously Deputy Director General of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), in charge of the agency’s activities with local authorities, public companies, the private sector and NGOs, and coordinating strategy, communication, partnerships, research and innovation. He was Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Proparco, the AFD Group’s private sector subsidiary, and Chairman of its Investment Committee. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Expertise France and BPI France Financement.
In 2009, Jérémie joined BNP Paribas as Head of Regulatory Affairs for Corporate and Investment Banking, in charge of setting up Basel 3, before joining the bank’s Fixed Income market department in 2012. He joined Manuel Valls on his arrival in Matignon in 2014 to monitor economic and financial issues, including the Macron law, the proposed merger between AFD and CDC and the creation of Expertise France.
Graduate from the Institute of Political Studies in Strasbourg, he began his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, before entering the National School of Administration (graduated from Leopold Sédar Senghor). Upon graduation, he joined the Ministry of Economy and Finance. After spending 3 years at the Merger Control and Aid Office of the French Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Prevention Directorate, he joined CDC Entreprises (now BPifrance Investissement), a private equity subsidiary of the Caisse des Dépôts Group, as Investment Director, where he manages a portfolio of investments in Southern France, Corsica, the French overseas departments and territories and the Maghreb, relations with Proparco and joint venture capital funds with AFD overseas.

Expertise France: a recognized cooperation agency
Expertise France is a public agency and a key actor in international technical cooperation. It designs and implements projects that sustainably strengthen public policies in developing and emerging countries. Governance, security, climate, health, education… It operates in key areas of sustainable development and contributes alongside its partners to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Expertise France is involved in more than 500 projects in around 100 countries, involving several hundred of experts deployed in the field.