Beyond Growth 2023 Conference.

Chief economist, Finance Watch
Thierry Philipponnat

Thierry Philipponnat

After leaving the finance industry, Thierry crossed into the NGO world, campaigning and lobbying on behalf of Amnesty International, with a particular emphasis on corporate social responsibility and on the impact of the financial sector on human rights. In 2011, he co-founded the European NGO Finance Watch in Brussels, which he managed as its first Secretary General until 2014. Subsequently, he became Chairman of the French Sustainable Investment Forum (FIR). Between 2013 and 2022, he was a member of the Board of the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) where he chaired the Climate and Sustainable Finance Commission and the Market consultative Commission. Thierry is the author of several books and numerous articles on finance, financial regulation, sustainable finance, socially responsible investment and corporate social responsibility.