Alain Pilloux took up the position of Vice President, Banking on 15 November 2016. He has overall responsibility for the effective delivery of the Bank’s investment and advisory activities in the EBRD’s thirty six countries of operations, as well as contributing to the delivery of policy engagement activities. He is a member of the Executive Committee and other leadership fora.
Prior to his appointment, Alain served as Acting Vice President for Policy & Partnerships where he was responsible inter alia for coordinating the Bank’s strategies and policy engagement, as well as mobilizing and managing multilateral and bilateral donor funding and overseeing the EBRD’s engagement with key external partners.
After starting his career at the Inspection Générale des Finances in Paris, Alain joined the EBRD in June 1992 as a senior banker. He held various management responsibilities over the years, including Country Director for Poland (1995-1997), Business Group Director for Central Europe and the Baltic States (1998-2005), Managing Director for Russia, based in Moscow (2006-2009), and Managing Director for Industry, Commerce and Agribusiness (2010-2015). Since 2014 he also had responsibility for the Bank’s direct equity and equity funds investments across sectors and regions.
Education: Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, Ecole de L'Arme Blindee-Cavalerie (Saumur), Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Ecole Nationale d'Administration.