PARIS SCIENCES & LETTRES (PSL)

Claude Bébéar

Honorary Chairman of AXA, Chairman and Founder, Institut Montaigne

Claude Bébéar is the honorary chairman and former president of AXA Group, a leading insurer with revenues of 91 billion euros, 80 million clients, and more than 200,000 employees. He is also the founder of the Montaigne Institute, an independent think-tank that has two key goals: to have a constructive influence on public debate by generating original and pragmatic ideas, and to help shape public policy with the objective of improving both the economic and social environment in France. A graduate from Ecole Polytechnique (one of ParisTech elite graduate schools), Bébéar conceived and wrote the preface for a collection of essays, "The Courage to Reform" (Odile Jacob Editions, 2002) and is the co-author of "They Are Killing Capitalism" (Plon Editions, 2003).(photography : © Patrick Messina)

Claude Bébéar

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