Paris School of Economics - École d'Économie de Paris

Economics serving society

Christian Thimann

Christian Thimann

PSE Professor

Senior Executive, AXA Group

AXA Group – 25 avenue Matignon 75008 Paris

Phone +33(0)1 40 75 71 25

  • Risk, Financial Markets and Insurance
  • Financial economics
  • Macroeconomics and asset accumulation
  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Christian Thimann is a Senior Executive at AXA Group, Paris.  

Until 2013, he was Director General and Adviser to the President at the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt. Before joining the ECB, he was a staff member of the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.

He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Munich and a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, and has published in academic journals as well as general interest papers on insurance, international money and finance and European integration.