Philippe Ithurbide joined Amundi as Global Head of Research, Analysis and Strategy in July 2010.

From 2006 to 2010, he has worked at “Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec”. A member of the Executive Committee and of the asset allocation committee he was, in turn, Executive Vice President in charge of fixed income, currency and credit from 2007 to 2009, and of multi-asset class overlay strategy subsequently. He was previously in charge of strategic investment in the fixed income and credit division. Prior to that, he worked for Société Générale (SGCIB) from 1991 to 2006 as head of research in foreign exchange, fixed income and commodities, having joined as chief economist. Member of the board of SG’s pension fund (2000-2006), he was in charge of asset allocation. In 1989 he was appointed chief economist at the Manufacturers Hanover Bank France after serving in the same role at the Banque Française de Commerce Extérieur.

Philippe Ithurbide started his career as teacher/researcher at the University of Bordeaux, Laboratoire d‘Analyse et de Recherche Economiques (CNRS) in 1982. For more than 20 years he taught at several universities, in France, in Spain, in Colombia, in the US, and at HEC Paris.

Born in 1958, Philippe Ithurbide holds a PhD in International Economics and Finance from the University of Bordeaux. He is, amongst other activities, member of the board of “OEE”, (L’Obervatoire de l’Epargne Européenne) and in charge of the Asset Management working group at Finance Innovation, (Paris-Europlace).