Patrick Montagner

First Deputy Secretary General, French Prudential and Resolution authority (ACPR)

Patrick is the head of insurance supervision and commercial practices for banking and insurance sectors at the French Prudential and Resolution authority (ACPR).

He joined the French central bank in 1988 where he held various positions, mainly in the financial supervision area. During the global financial crisis he was head of the department in charge of large French international banks and of foreign banks in France. In this position, he was actively involved in international cooperation, not only for daily supervision but also in various working groups to improve the efficiency and the effectiveness of banking supervision. He was an active member of the Financial Stability Board’s Senior Supervisors Group and the Supervisory Intensity and Effectiveness group.

He switched to insurance supervision in 2012 and in 2017 became the chair of the FSB Cross-border Crisis Management Group for Insurers which defines resolution principles for insurance sector.

Since November 2018, he has been First Deputy Secretary General (covering insurance supervision, legal and consumer protection) and is the ACPR representative on the EIOPA Board of Supervisors and the IAIS Exco.