Directeur Général Délégué, BNP PARIBAS
Philippe Bordenave began his career at the French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry, in the budget department. In 1985, Mr Bordenave joined BNP, where he became a key player in the development of the bank’s financial markets business, serving as Head of the Paris dealing room from 1987 to 1992 and Head of Global Markets from 1993 to 1997. In this latter role he was instrumental in driving the growth of financial derivatives trading, which enabled BNP to gain a major share of these markets worldwide. In 1998, he became Chief Financial Officer for BNP. In 2000, following the merger with Paribas that created the BNP Paribas Group, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer for the newly-merged Group, taking a seat on the Group Executive Committee. In 2011, Philippe Bordenave became BNP Paribas Group Chief Operating Officer. He is in charge of supervising all Finance and Management Control activities, and for managing the Bank’s Treasury department. He is also responsible for Information Systems and general resources, and for supervising Group Tax Affairs. Education Philippe Bordenave is a graduate of leading French higher education establishments École Polytechnique and École Nationale d’Administration.