Pascal Blanqué

Pascal Blanqué

  • Chairman of the Amundi Institute

Pascal Blanqué has been Chairman of the Amundi Institute and member of Amundi's General Management Committee and Executive Committee since February 2022. Previous to that, he was Group Chief Investment Officer and Head of the investment management platforms since 2005. He was also Global Head of Institutional Business and Third Party Distributors from 2010 to 2017.  Pascal joined the Crédit Agricole group in 2000 as Chief Economist. Prior to joining Crédit Agricole, Pascal was Deputy Director of Economic Research at Paribas (1997-2000) following four years in the strategic asset allocation department of Paribas Asset Management in London (1992-1996). He began his career in institutional and private wealth management at Paribas in 1991.

As an economist and historian, Pascal is the author of several contributions. His research interests and his academic work focus on monetary issues, the functioning of financial markets and economic philosophy. He is a member of various think tanks such as the "Société d’Economie politique" and the 300 Club, as well as the MSCI Advisory Council and Bretton Woods Committee.

Pascal was awarded European CIO of the Year 2013, 2018 and 2021 by Funds Europe Magazine and received the Institutional Investor Manager Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. His book 10 weeks into Covid 19 - Psyche, Money, Narratives – an interpretation of the crisis was awarded the Turgot Financial Economy prize in 2022.

Pascal studied at the Ecole Normale Supérieure. He is a graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques and holds a PhD in Finance from Paris-Dauphine University.

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About Amundi

About Amundi

Amundi, the leading European asset manager, ranking among the top 10 global players[1], offers its 100 million clients - retail, institutional and corporate - a complete range of savings and investment solutions in active and passive management, in traditional or real assets.

With its six international investment hubs[2], financial and extra-financial research capabilities and long-standing commitment to responsible investment, Amundi is a key player in the asset management landscape.

Amundi clients benefit from the expertise and advice of 5,300 employees in 35 countries. A subsidiary of the Crédit Agricole group and listed on the stock exchange, Amundi currently manages more than €2.0 trillion of assets[3].

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  1. Source: IPE “Top 500 Asset Managers” published in June 2021, based on assets under management as at 31/12/2020
  2. Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris and Tokyo
  3. Amundi data including Lyxor as at 31/03/2022

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