- Group CIO
Pascal Blanqué has been Group Chief Investment Officer and Head of the investment management platforms since 2005, and he was also Global Head of Institutional Business since the creation of Amundi in 2010. Pascal has been working in the investment industry since 1991 and has been with the Crédit Agricole Group since 2000, where he was Chief Economist until 2005.
Prior to joining Crédit Agricole, Pascal was Deputy Director of Economic Research at Paribas (1997-2000) following four years in the strategic asset allocation department of Paribas Asset Management in London (1992-1996). He began his career in institutional and private wealth management at Paribas in 1991.
Pascal was awarded European CIO of the Year 2013 by Funds Europe Magazine and received the Institutional Investor Manager Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.
Pascal studied at the Ecole Normale Supérieure. He is a graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques and holds a PhD in Finance from Paris-Dauphine University.
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Pension plans begin biggest investment shift in a decade, as they return to long-term strategies that take ESG investing from niche to mainstream – according to new research from CREATE and Amundi
European pension plans now consider long-term investing to be key to navigating the post-crisis environment according to a report published today by CREATE-Research and Amundi. In light [...]
Amundi is Europe’s largest asset manager by assets under management and ranks in the top 10 globally. Thanks to the integration of Pioneer Investments, it now manages more than 1.45 trillion euros of assets across six main investment hubs. Amundi offers its clients in Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and the Americas a wealth of market expertise and a full range of capabilities across the active, passive and real assets investment universes. Headquartered in Paris, and listed since November 2015, Amundi is the 1st asset manager in Europe by market capitalization.
Leveraging the benefits of its increased scope and size, Amundi has the ability to offer new and enhanced services and tools to its clients. Thanks to its unique research capabilities and the skills of more than 4 700 team members and market experts based in 37 countries, Amundi provides retail, institutional and corporate clients with innovative investment strategies and solutions tailored to their needs, targeted outcomes and risk profiles.
 Source IPE “Top 400 asset managers” published in June 2017 and based on AUM as of end December 2016.
 Amundi figures as of March 31, 2018
 Investment hubs: Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris and Tokyo
 Based on market capitalization as of March 31, 2018