Jean-Claude Trichet

  • Event Start: 5th February 2019, 5:00pm
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President of the ECB during Financial Crisis

Jean-Claude Trichet was President of the European Central Bank from 2003 to 2011, during which he oversaw the Eurozone's handling of the Great Recession and European Debt Crisis in the aftermath of the 2008 financial collapse.  Before joining the ECB, Trichet was Governor of the Banque de France for over a decade.  He now heads Bruegel, a leading European think tank focused on economic policy