Eric Pinon is the Chairman of the French Asset Management Association (Association Française de la Gestion
financière - AFG) since May 2017, he is also Senior Advisor of the Financière de l’Echiquier. He began his career
in 1978 with the stockbroker Michel Puget. He remained a senior executive at the firm until its merger with the
Barclays group in late 1989. In 1989, he founded “Europe Egide Finance”, heading that company until its sale to
KBL France (Krediet Bank group) in 2003, whose he had served as managing director until 2006. From 2006 to
2017, he has been managing partner of Acer Finance. He served as Vice-Chairman of the AFG from 1997 to 2003
and from 2015 to 2017. He graduated with a Master’s Degree in financial management from Sorbonne – Paris I.