Nicolas Véron

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Nicolas Véron is a French economist. He is a Senior Fellow at Bruegel, the Brussels-based think tank, and a Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington DC. In 2012 he was included in the 50 Most Influential list of Bloomberg Markets Magazine.

Research and career[edit]

In recent years he has frequently commented on the global and European financial crisis since 2007-08.[1] In this context, he has developed policy proposals on European banking supervisory and resolution structures[2] and on the restructuring of the European banking sector, the latter together with Adam S. Posen.[3] Sine 2002 he has contributed to the policy debate on international accounting[4] and particularly on the governance of the International Accounting Standards Board.[5]

He writes a monthly column on business and finance which is regularly published by various national and international media including Vox-EU, Caixin', The Globe and Mail, Il Sole 24 Ore, Kathimerini, Les Échos, and Radikal.

Véron cofounded Bruegel together with Jean Pisani-Ferry, starting in late 2002. Before then, he had been Chief Financial Officer of MultiMania / Lycos France, a publicly listed French Internet company, in 2000-2002, and a French civil servant, including as the corporate advisor to Labor Minister Martine Aubry in 1997-2000. He is an alumnus of École Polytechnique and École nationale supérieure des mines de Paris.

He joined the board of the derivatives arm of DTCC (Global Trade Repository) in July 2013 as an independent director. He is also a member of the Business and Economic Advisory Group of the Atlantic Council,[6] of the Corporate Disclosure Policy Council of the CFA Institute,[7] and of the Accounting and Auditing Practices Committee of the International Corporate Governance Network.[8]

He is married to Indhira Santos, a senior economist at the World Bank. His brother, François Véron, is the founding partner of Newfund, a venture capital firm in Paris.



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