Philippe de Fontaine Vive Curtaz
Philippe de Fontaine Vive Curtaz is the senior Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB).
He was born in 1959, in Marseille, France. He holds an Econometrics degree from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, and is a former student of the Ecole Nationale d'Administration.
Within EIB, Philippe de Fontaine Vive Curtaz is responsible for the external communication including relations with the press, transparency, information policy and relations with civil society as well as for activities in France and in the Mediterranean partner countries.
From 1986 to 1990, Philippe de Fontaine Vive Curtaz was Assistant to the Head of the Banking Office then Assistant to the Head of the Equipment Office at the Treasury. He was then appointed Alternate Executive Director for France at the World Bank in Washington. In 1992 he came back to the Treasury as Head of the Non-Life Insurance Office. From 1994 to 1995, he was International Adviser to the Minister of Economy and Finance. He was then appointed Head of the Transport and Urbanization Office in the Treasury and General Secretary of the Board of FDES (Economic and Social Development Fund).
From 1996 to 2000, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Affairs in the Treasury in charge of bilateral relations, development and debt issues. In 2002, he was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for state-owned companies then in 2003, he was Assistant Secretary for domestic affairs in the Treasury. From 2003 to 2006, he supervised EIB financial operations, financing SME's throughout Europe, and activities in France and Mediterranean partner countries.
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