Jacques de Larosière

French civil servant, IMF managing director

Jacques de Larosière de Champfeu (born 12 November 1929 in Paris) is a French central banker.[1]

Jacques de Larosière
Managing Director of the IMF
In office
17 June 1978 – 15 January 1987
Preceded byJohan Witteveen
Succeeded byMichel Camdessus
Governor of the Banque de France
In office
Preceded byMichel Camdessus
Succeeded byJean-Claude Trichet
Personal details
Born (1929-11-12) 12 November 1929 (age 92)
Paris, France
Alma materSciences Po, ÉNA
ProfessionCivil servant

Larosière was Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from 17 June 1978 to 15 January 1987, and Governor of the Banque de France from 1987 to 1993.


  1. Castle, Stephen (February 25, 2009), "European Panel Seeks Closer Supervision of Banks", New York Times.