François HaasChief Representative for Asia-Pacific, Banque de France Asia Office

François Haas joined Banque de France in 1988, as a FX trader and then a portfolio manager. After a secondment at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York he joined the Monetary Policy Division of Banque de France before heading its Markets and Financial Stability Division.

He spent 4 years at the IMF as a senior economist in the Monetary and Capital Markets (2004-2008). He moved back to Banque de France HQ, as head of the Market Operations Department initially, then as Deputy Director General for Operations and Stability.

In 2016 François became Chief Representative of Banque de France for the Americas, based in New York.

He is currently (2020) Senior Representative for the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore.