Jean-Baptiste Douville de Franssu Presidente


Jean-Baptiste Douville de Franssu is the President of the Istituto per le Opere di Religione since July 2014.

He is also the Chairman of INCIPIT, an M&A advisory and consulting  firm.

Up to the end of October 2011 he was Chief Executive Officer of Invesco Europe and a member of the Invesco Worldwide management committee where he led the firm successful expansion across Europe since 1990.

Before joining Invesco, Jean-Baptiste was a Director of Groupe Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations in France, and prior to this a Financial Editor at INVESTIR magazine.

Jean-Baptiste is a graduate of the ESC Group Business School in Reims, France and holds a BA in European Business Administration from Middlesex University in the UK. He also holds a postgraduate degree in Actuarial Studies from Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris.

In June 2007 he was elected Vice-President of the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) and in June 2009, President of EFAMA. His mandate ended in June 2011. In 2009 he was Elected European fund industry personality of the year by Funds EUROPE magazine. He has, over the years, contributed to many publications, industry working groups and seminars on issues relating to regulation and supervision of asset management activities in Europe and the US.

Jean-Baptiste is non-executive director of TAGES LLP, PETERCAM S.A.,  CARMIGNAC Gestion S.A. and ACOFI SCA  and. In March 2014 he was named by Pope Francis  on the newly created Council for the Economy for the administrative and financial structures and activities of the dicasteries of the Roman Curia, the institutions linked to the Holy See, and the Vatican City State ; he resigned from this council in September 2014 after his nomination as President of the Istituto per le Opere di Religione. He also seats on the board of European and US charities.

He is married and has 4 children.