Antoine Gosset-Grainville

Independent Director and Vice Chairman of Fnac Darty's Board of Directors, founder of the law firm BDGS Associés - French nationality - Start of 1st term: 2013

Antoine Gosset-Grainville is a graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, holds a Master’s in Banking and Finance from the Université Paris-IX Dauphine and is a graduate of the École Nationale d’Administration (Léon Gambetta class). After being appointed to the General Inspectorate of Finance in 1993, he became Deputy General Secretary of the Economic and Financial Committee of the European Union in 1997. From 1999 to 2002, he was an economic and industrial affairs advisor for Pascal Lamy at the European Commission. Antoine Gosset-Grainville is an attorney with the Paris and Brussels Bars. In 2002, he became a partner at the law fi rm of Gide Loyrette Nouel. In 2007, he was appointed Deputy Director of the Office of Prime Minister François Fillon, where he was in charge of economic and financial matters. In March 2010, he became Chief Operating Officer of Caisse des Dépôts in charge of finance, strategy, investments and oversight of European and international activities, then interim Chief Executive Officer of the Caisse des Dépôts Group from February to July 2012. In April 2013, he founded the law firm BDGS Associés, where he is head of the Anti-trust and Regulatory Department.