Alain PITHON is General Secretary of Paris EUROPLACE (the organization in charge of the promotion and the lobbying for the French financial marketplace).
From 2006 to 2012, he was Deputy Chief Executive of Association Française de la Gestion financière (the French asset management association).
He started his career at the Treasury (Ministry of Finance). He was Deputy financial counsellor for Competition and State Aids at the French Permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels (2002-2004). From 2004 to 2006, he was head of unit “France Télécom/La Poste/Financial public sector defeasance”, at The French Government Shareholding Agency.
He is a graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques d’Aix-en-Provence (1985) and Ecole Nationale d’Administration (1998).
He was born in Toulon in 1965.