Pascal Lamy

WTO DIRECTOR-GENERAL SELECTION PROCESS 2005: CANDIDATE

Pascal Lamy


See also:
Statement of Lamy
> DG selection process

Other candidates:
> Carlos Pérez del Castillo
> Jaya Krishna Cuttaree
> Luiz Felipe de Seixas Corrêa




Biography

LAMY Pascal, Lucien, Fernand

Born on 8 April 1947 in Levallois Perret (Seine)
Son of Jacques Lamy and Denise Dujardin
Married Geneviève Luchaire, Lawyer, on 2 June 1972
(Three children : Julien, David and Quentin)

EDUCATION

Lycée Carnot in Paris
Graduate of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales and
the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris (MBA)
Postgraduate diploma in advanced legal studies
University certificate in general literary studies

  
CAREER

January 1973/
May 1975

Student at the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (“Léon Blum” contingent), graduated second in his year (economics section)
  

June 1975

Posted to the Inspection Générale des Finances
  

1979

Secretary General of the “Mayoux Committee”
  

1979

Posted to the Direction du Trésor
  

1979/1981

Deputy Secretary General, then Secretary General of the Interministerial Committee for the Remodelling of Industrial Structures (CIASI) in the Treasury Department
  

May 1981

Technical Adviser, then Deputy Director (June 1982), Office of the Ministers for Economic and Financial Affairs (Mr Jacques Delors)
  

April 1983/ July 1984

Deputy Director, Office of the Prime Minister (Mr Pierre Mauroy)
  

January 1985/ April 1994

Chef de Cabinet to the President of the Commission of the European Communities (Mr Jacques Delors)
 

May 1994

Crédit Lyonnais — Member of the Executive Committee
  

1999

Director General — Crédit Lyonnais
  

September 1999-2004

Commissioner for Trade at the European Commission — Brussels
  

Since Dec 2004

President of the Association “Notre Europe”
Associate Professor at Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris
  

  
MILITARY SERVICE

Lieutenant Commander (Navy)

  
DECORATIONS

1999

Légion d'Honneur
  

1991

Knight Commander's cross (Badge and Star) of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  

1995

Commandor of the Order of Merit of Luxemburg
  

2000

Officer of the Order of Merit of Gabon
  

2002

Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Louvain (Belgium)
  

2003

Decorated in the Order of the Aztek Eagle (Mexico)
 

2004

Decorated in the Order of Merit of Chili
  

  
PUBLICATIONS

1979

Author with J.L. Bianco, of the report on Welfare
Assistance for Children
  

1993

Report on “Monde-Europe”; group presided
by P. Lamy (XI Plan of the Commissariat Général au Plan)
  

2002

“The Europe we want” (Plon) with Jean Pisani Ferry
  

2002

“L’Europe en première ligne” (Seuil)
  

2004

“La démocratie monde” (Seuil RDI)
  

  
SPORTS

Tennis, jogging and marathon

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