Jean-Pierre Jouyet is chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Aspen Institute France.
Before being appointed as Chairman of the Autorités des marchés financiers (the French securities regulator) in December 2008, Jean-Pierre Jouyet was Minister of State responsible for European Affairs (2007-2008). In this function, he was responsible for the preparation of the French presidency of the European Union and for seeing that it ran smoothly.
Prior to this Ministerial appointment, Jean-Pierre Jouyet held various functions in the public sector (Principal Private Secretary initially to the Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Town and Country Planning, then to the Minister of Industry and Town and Country Planning, before becoming the Deputy Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister -1997-2000-, Head of the French Trésor Directorate -2000-2004- and Head of audit department of French public services --2005-2007. Between 1991 and 1995, he was Deputy Principal Private Secretary, then Principal Private Secretary to the President of the European Commission, Jacques Delors. He was to hold two functions in the private sector (Partner in the French business law firm, "Jeantet Associés" -1995-1997-, and Non-executive chairman of Barclays Bank France in 2005).
M. Jouyet was lecturer at the ENA (National School for Administation) and is visiting Professor at the Paris Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP).
He has been a member of the board of the Fondation nationale des sciences politiques since 2006 and chairs the Commission devoted to the reform of the ENA.
He is the co-author of "N'enterrez pas la France", with Philippe Mabille (Editions Robert Laffont, 2007) and "Une Présidence de crises" ( with Sophie Coignard, Editions Albin Michel, 2009) and the author of "Nous les avons tant aimés" (Editions Robert Laffont, 2010).