Since 2003, Bernard ATTALI has held the post of Senior Advisor for Texas Pacific Group in France. He is also Senior Advisor (of counsel) for Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Member of the Board of Directors of Air Canada and of International Power (GDF/Suez).
Bernard ATTALI has held important private positions in addition to high visibility public positions. To name a few, Mr. Attali was CFO of Club Med, CEO of Datar in charge of regional development for France, Chairman of EEC Committees in Brussels, Chairman and CEO of major insurance companies such as Groupe des assurances nationales (GAN), Chairman and CEO of Air France from 1988 to 1993, Chairman of the executive committee of IATA, Chairman of Bankers Trust France, Vice Chairman for Deutsche Bank Investment Banking Europe and Chairman of Paris-Ile de France Development Agency. He has also been a member of many significant boards including SNCF (French railways), CIC, BNP, Société Générale, Scor, Méridien Hotels, Air Inter, La Poste, Sabena, CSA, EuroTunnel and Baccarat, and as of April 2014, Numericable.
Bernard ATTALI is Honorary Chairman of the Air France Group, an Officer in the French Legion of Honor and Commander in the French National Order of Merit.
Mr. Attali holds degrees from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Paris) and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration. He is the twin brother of Jacques ATTALI, economist and author, chairman of PlaNet Finance and former special advisor to the president of France.