Mr. Patrick Artus is the Chief Economist at Natixis SA.
He is also a Professor at Ecole Polytechnique and is on the Board of Directors at Ipsos SA and Total SA.
He began his career at the INSEE (French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies) where his work included economic forecasting and modelling.
He then worked at the Economics Department of the OECD (1980), later becoming the Head of Research at the ENSAE from 1982 to 1985.
Mr. Artus was Scientific Adviser at the Research Department of the Banque de France, before joining the Natixis Group as the Head of the Research Department.
He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE ParisTech and is also a member of the Council of Economic Advisors to the French Prime Minister and of the French National Economic Commission.