Daniel Lebègue graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques of Lyon and from the Ecole Nationale d'Administration. He started his career in 1969 at the Direction of the Treasury, French Ministry...
Daniel Lebègue graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques of Lyon and from the Ecole Nationale d'Administration. He started his career in 1969 at the Direction of the Treasury, French Ministry of Economy and Finance. From 1974 to 1976, Daniel Lebègue was the Financial Attaché to the French Embassy in Japan. Back to the Direction of Treasury, he occupied successively the functions of Head of the Balance of Payments office and of Head of Treasury Office at the Treasury.
In 1981, he was promoted as the Technical Adviser to the Prime Minister's Cabinet in charge of economic and financial affairs. He became the Assistant Director of the Treasury in 1983, then Director of the Treasury from 1984 to 1987. In 1987, he joined Banque Nationale de Paris as Chief Executive Officer, then as Vice Chairman. From 1998 to 2002, Daniel Lebègue was the Chief Executive Officer of Caisse des Dépots et Consignations.
Since 2003, he has been a non executive director of Alcatel, Crédit Agricole SA, Technip, Scor and he is member of the Supervisory Board of Areva. He is also Chairman of the Board of the "Institut du développement durable et des Relations Internationales", Chairman of the Board of the French section of "Transparency International" and Co-chairman of Eurofi.
Since July 2003, he has been President of the Institut Français des Administrateurs (IFA), a French professional association of Directors.