Jean-Marie Magnette is Director General at the European Investment Bank (EIB). He joined the EIB
after 4 years as Deputy Chief Executive of the European Investment Fund where he was responsible
for Risk, Finance, Operations, Compliance and Information Management.
He entered the EIB Group
after a 25-year career at the European Commission where he was in charge of financial engineering,
development of new financial instruments and the liaison with the EIB Group.
Jean-Marie Magnette is Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Sacred Heart University Luxembourg. He
holds an engineering degree from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) and an MBA from the
University of Chicago (USA).