Board of Directors

Members of the Board

The Board of Directors is composed of 14 directors including 1 director representing employee shareholders and 2 directors representing employees. The term is 3 years.


Jean Lemierre

Date of birth: 6 June 1950
Main function: Chairman of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas
Term start date: 16 May 2023
Term end date: Annual General Meeting 2026
First elected to the Board on: 1st December 2014 ratified by the General Meeting of 13 may 2015
Office address: 16 boulevard des Italiens, 75009 Paris, France 
Offices held as of 31 December 2023 
BNP Paribas, Chairman of the Board of Directors ; TEB Holding AS (Turkey), Director ; TotalEnergies, Director ; Center for Prospective Studies and International Information (CEPII), Chairman ; French Institute of Sustainable Finance (IFD), Director ; Institute of International Finance (IIF), member ; International Advisory Council of China Development Bank (CDB), member ; International Advisory Council of China Investment Corporation (CIC), member ; International Advisory Panel (IAP) of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), member ; French Association of Private Enterprises (Afep), director ; Paris-Europlace, Vice-Chairman. 

Jean-Laurent Bonnafé

Date of birth: 14 July 1961
Main function: Director and Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas
Term start date: 17 May 2022
Term end date: Annual General Meeting 2025 
First elected to the Board on: 12 May 2010
Office address: 16 boulevard des Italiens, 75009 Paris, France 
Offices held as of 31 December 2023 
BNP Paribas, Director and Chief Executive Officer ; Pierre Fabre SA, director ; Pierre Fabre Participations, director ; Fédération Bancaire Française (FBF), member of the Executive Committee ; Association Française des Banques (AFB), Chairman ; Association pour le Rayonnement de l’Opéra de Paris, Chairman ; La France s’engage Foundation, director.

Jacques Aschenbroich

Date of birth: 3 June 1954
Main function: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Orange
Term start and end dates: 16 May 2023 – AGM 2026  // Date first elected to the Board: 23 May 2017
Office address: 111, quai du Président Roosevelt, 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux – France 
Offices held as of 31 December 2023 
BNP Paribas, Director, Chairman of the Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee and member of the Financial Statements Committee ; Ecole nationale supérieure Mines ParisTech, Chairman of the Board of Directors ; French-Japanese Business Club, Co-Chairman ; TotalEnergies, Senior Independent Director ; French Institute of Sustainable Finance (IFD), Vice-Chairman

Juliette Brisac

Date of birth: 22 May 1964
Main function: Chief Operating Officer of the BNP Paribas Group Company Engagement
Term start and end dates: elected by shareholders as director representing employee shareholders, 18 May 2021 – AGM 2024 // First elected to the Board on : 18 May 2021
Office address: Millénaire 4 – 35, rue de la Gare, 75019 Paris – France 
Offices held as of 31 December 2023 
BNP Paribas, Director; member of the Financial Statements Committee; Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of the Group profit sharing scheme mutual fund “BNP Paribas Actionnariat Monde”.

Pierre-André de Chalendar

Date of birth: 12 April 1958
Main function: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain
Term start and end dates: 18 May 2021 – 2024 AGM // First elected to the Board on: 23 May 2012
Office address: Tour Saint-Gobain - 12 place de l’Iris - 92096 La Défense Cedex – France
Offices held as of 31 December 2023 
BNP Paribas, Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee ; Saint-Gobain Corporation, Director ; French Association of Private Enterprises (Afep), director ;  ESSEC Business School's Board of Overseers, Chairman ; La Fabrique de l’industrie, Co-Chairman ; Veolia Environnement, Director ; Bpifrance, Director ; Institut de l’entreprise, Chairman 

Monique Cohen

Date of birth: 28 January 1956
Main function: Senior Advisor of Seven2
Term start and end dates: 16 May 2023 – AGM 2026  // First elected to the Board on: 12 February 2014, ratified by the General Meeting of 14 May 2014
Office address: 1 rue Paul Cézanne, 75008 Paris, France
Offices held as of 31 December 2023  
BNP Paribas, Director, chairwoman of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee and member of the Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee ; Proxima Investissement SA, Chairman of the Board of Directors ; Fides Holdings, Chairman of the Board of Directors ; Fides Acquisitions, member of the Supervisory Board ; Hermès, Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board ; Safran, Senior Independant Director.

Hugues Epaillard

Date of birth: 22 June 1966
Main function: Business manager Real Estate BNP Paribas
Term start and end dates: elected by BNP Paribas executive employees for 3 years, from 16 February 2024 – 15 February 2027 // First elected to the Board on: 16 February 2018
Office address : 59, rue Saint Ferréol 13001 Marseille, France 
Offices held as of 31 December 2023   
BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee ; Judge at the Marseille Employment Tribunal, Management Section ; Commission paritaire de la Banque (AFB - formation recours), member ; Action Logement Services, Director ; Institut français des administrateurs, Co-Chairman of the employee representative directors club 

Marion Guillou

Date of birth: 17 September 1954
Main function: Independent Director 
Term start and end dates: 17 May 2022 – AGM 2025 // First elected to the Board on: 15 May 2013
Office address: 42, rue Scheffer 75116 Paris – France 
Offices held as of 31 December 2023 
BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee; Veolia Environnement, Director ; Care - France (NGO), Vice-Chairwoman ; IFRI, Director ; International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Director ; Bioversity International, Director ; The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, Director ; Fonds de dotation pour la préservation de la biodiversité des espèces cultivées et de leurs apparentées sauvages, Chairwoman ; Académie d’Agriculture de France, Vice-Chairwoman ; Haut conseil pour le climat, member. 

Vanessa Lepoultier

Date of birth: 20 January 1983
Main function: Financial Advisor
Term start and end dates: elected by BNP Paribas technician employees for 3 years, from 16 February 2024 – 15 February 2027 // First elected to the Board on: 16 February 2024
Office address: 150, rue du Faubourg Poissonnière 75010 Paris, France
Offices held as of 16 February 2024 
BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Financial Statements Committee.

Lieve Logghe

Date of birth: 11 July 1968
Main function: Senior Advisor of Euronav NV 
Term start and end dates: 17 May 2022 – AGM 2025 // First elected to the Board on: 17 May 2022
Office address: De Gerlachekaai 20  2000, Antwerp  Belgium
Offices held as of 31 December 2023 
BNP Paribas, director, member of the Financial Statements Committee ; Odisee, director ; TINCC BV, Director.

Marie-Christine Lombard

Date of birth: 6 December 1958
Main Function: Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board of Geodis
Term start and end dates: 10 January 2024 – AGM 2024
Office address :  26 quai Charles Pasqua, 92110 Levallois-Perret, France
Offices held as of 10 January 2024
BNP Paribas, director, member of the Remuneration Committee ; SNCF, member of the Executive Committee ; Vinci, director.

Christian Noyer

Date of birth: 6 October 1950
Main Function: Director of companies
Term start date : 18 May 2021 – AGM 2024 // First elected to the Board on : 18 May 2021 (M. Christian Noyer served as non-voting Director of BNP Paribas from 1 May 2019 until 18 May 2021) 
Office address: 53, rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 75005 Paris – France 
Offices held as of 31 December 2023 
BNP Paribas, Director, Chairman of the Financial Statements Committee and member of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee ; Power Corporation du Canada, Director ; Group of Thirty (G30), member ; Institut pour l’Education Financière du Public (IEFP), Chairman ; IFRI Foundation, Director.

Daniela Schwarzer

Date of birth: 19 July 1973

Main function: Bertelsmann Foundation, member of the Executive Board 

Term start and end dates: 16 May 2023 – AGM 2026  // First elected to the Board on: 14 May 2014

Office address : Werderscher Markt 6, 101117 Berlin, Germany 

Offices held as of 31 December 2023 

BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee, member of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee and member of the Financial Statements Committee ; Institut Jacques Delors, Director ; Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik, Director ; Institut Jean Monnet, Director ; Covivio, Director. 

Michel Tilmant

Date of birth: 21 July 1952
Main function: Director of Companies 
Term start and end dates: 17 May 2022 – AGM 2025 // First elected to the Board on: 12 May 2010 (M. Michel Tilmant served as non-voting Director of BNP Paribas from 4 November 2009 to 11 May 2010)
Office address: Rue du Moulin 10, B-1310 La Hulpe, Belgium
Offices held as of 31 December 2023 
BNP Paribas, Director, member of the Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee ; Strafin sprl (Belgium), manager ; Foyer Finance SA, Director ; Groupe Lhoist SA, Director ; Royal Automobile Club of Belgium, Director ; Zoute Automobile Club, Director. 

Other Corporate Officers 

Yann Gérardin

Date of birth: 11 November 1961
Main function : Chief Operating Officer of BNP Paribas in charge of CIB
Office address : 16 boulevard des Italiens, 75009 Paris, France 
Offices held as of 31 December 2023 
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Thierry Laborde

Date of birth: 17 December 1960
Main function: Chief Operating Officer of BNP Paribas in charge of Commercial, Personal Banking & Services 
Office address : 16 boulevard des Italiens, 75009 Paris, France 
Offices held as of 31 December 2023 
BNP Paribas Personal Finance, Chairman of the Board of Directors ; BNL SpA, Director ; Arval Service Lease, Director; BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, Director ; BNP Paribas Lease Group, Director ; European Payments Initiative, Director.

4 Special Committees

A number of Special Committees have been set up under the Board of Directors to assist the Directors in carrying out their duties. The designated roles of these Committees do not in any way reduce or restrict the powers of the Board.

The Committees meet at their own convenience, with or without Bank management in attendance. They may, at need, call on the services of external experts. They issue opinions addressed to the Board of Directors.

The Financial Statements Committee

The Committee is tasked with analysing the quarterly, half-yearly and annual financial statements issued by BNP Paribas and obtaining further explanations of certain items prior to presentation of the financial statements to the Board of Directors.


The Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance Committee

The Committee examines the key focuses of the Group’s risk management policy, based on measurements of risks and profitability provided to it in accordance with applicable regulations, as well as on its analyses of specific issues related to these matters and methodologies.The Committee also tackles all compliance-related issues, particularly those in the areas of reputation risk or professional ethics.

The Corporate Governance, Ethics, Nominations and CSR Committee

The Committee is tasked with monitoring corporate governance issues. Its role is to help the Board of Directors to adapt corporate governance practices within BNP Paribas and to assess the performance of Board members.


Compensation Committee

According to the internal rules, the Compensation Committee “is tasked with addressing all issues related to the personal status of corporate officers, including compensation, pension benefits, and provisions governing the departure of members of the Bank’s corporate decision-making or representative bodies. It exami Stop editingnes the conditions, amount and allocation of stock subscription or purchase option plans. Similarly, it examines the conditions of bonus share grants.