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Pierre-Laurent Chatain

Lead Financial Sector Specialist, Finance and Markets Global Practice

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Pierre-Laurent Chatain is Lead Financial Sector Specialist in the Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation Global Practice at the World Bank Group.  In 2013, he was appointed coordinator of the Financial Stability Board at the World Bank.  Mr. Chatain is a bank supervisor by profession and has worked in the financial sector since he joined the Bank in 2002.

Before joining the World Bank, Mr. Chatain worked for Banque de France for more than 15 years.  He held several positions in succession within the legal and inspection departments.  He also served as mission chief at the French Prudential Control and Resolution Authority where he led on-site inspection teams in commercial banks in France and overseas.  He also exercised managerial responsibilities at the Banque de France as Deputy-Director of the On-site Control Department.

Mr. Chatain has published widely on issues of money laundering and terrorist financing, inspection techniques, conflict resolution, and civil bankruptcy.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, and is a graduate of the French Political Science Institute of Toulouse.