Sylvie Goulard

Deputy Governor, Bank of France

Speaker

Sylvie Goulard is deputy governor of the Banque de France. She is former Minister of the Armed Forces under Emmanuel Macron. She served as MEP (ALDE) from 2009-2017 where she was member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. She chaired the parliamentary Intergroup fight against poverty giving a voice to deprived people in European institutions. After her law studies graduating from Sciences Po Paris and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration, she worked as a diplomat in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, mainly on European integration and Germany. She worked at the French Conseil d’Etat. Between 2001 and 2004, she was political advisor to Romano Prodi, during his time as President of the European Commission. Her book L’Europe pour les Nuls (First, 2007) was awarded the European Book Prize.

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