Christian Noyer

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Christian Noyer
Christian Noyer 2008 (cropped).jpg
Governor of the Banque de France
In office
1 November 2003 – 31 October 2015
Preceded by Jean-Claude Trichet
Succeeded by François Villeroy de Galhau
Personal details
Born (1950-10-06) 6 October 1950 (age 66)
Soisy-sous-Montmorency, Val-d'Oise, France
Nationality French
Alma mater Paris Descartes University, Sciences Po, ÉNA
Occupation Central banker

Christian Noyer (born 6 October 1950) is a French central banker, Governor of the Bank of France (2003-2015), and former vice-president of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (1998–2002). In March 2010 Noyer became Chairman of the Bank for International Settlements.[1]


  1. ^ BIS Board elects Christian Noyer as new Chairman
Civic offices
Preceded by
Jean-Claude Trichet
Governor of the Banque de France
2003 – 2015
Succeeded by
François Villeroy de Galhau
Preceded by
Guillermo Ortiz Martínez
Chairman of the Bank for International Settlements
2010 – present