Hertie School of Governance
Jean Pisani-Ferry is a professor at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, and currently serves as the French government's Commissioner-General for Policy Planning. He is a former director of Bruegel, the Brussels-based economic think tank. He was previously Director of CEPII, the main French research institute in international economics (1992 - 97), and Executive President of the French Prime Minister's Council of Economic Analysis (2001 - 02). His policy experience includes positions with the European Commission (1989 - 92) and working as the economic advisor to the French Minister of Finance (1997 - 2000).