Patrick Artus is Natixis’ Chief Economist.
He started his career in 1975 at INSEE, in economic forecasting and modelling. In 1980, he joined the Economics Department of the OECD and served as the Head of Research at the ENSAE. In 1982, he became a professor at Paris Dauphine University where he taught a module on research. In 1985, he was appointed Economic Advisor in the Research department at Banque de France. In 1988, he became Head of the Economic and Financial Research department at Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, and then Head of ALM. In 1993, he was appointed Head of Economic Research and Head of Market Research at CDC IXIS. Since 1998, he has been Head of Research at Natixis.
Throughout his career, he has been a visiting professor at a number of Universities including, Dauphine, ENSAE, Centre des Hautes Etudes de lʹArmement, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, HEC Lausanne. He is now the Professor of Economics at Paris School of Economics. Patrick combines these responsibilities with his research work.
He was appointed to his current role in 2013.
He is the author of several economics books and is also a member of the board at both Total and Ipsos.