In this capacity, he has notably drafted and negotiated the creation of the various European sovereign firewalls (ESM, EFSM, EFSF), created a macro-prudential supervision (ESRB) and was directly involved in the preparation of all the texts establishing a European Banking union (single supervisory mechanism, single resolution mechanism…). He is currently in charge of the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI).
He is a former member of the private offices of the Commissioners for economic and monetary affairs Yves-Thibault de Silguy (Santer Commission), Pedro Solbes (Prodi Commission) and Joaquin Almunia (first Barroso Commission). He is graduated from HEC Paris (specialization in finance), Sciences-Po Paris (specialization in economics) and has a master in political science and a PHD in law. He has written numerous books and articles on EMU and EU affairs.