Jean-Francois joined Aviva Gestiond'Actifs (which became Aviva investors France) as Executive Managing Director in march 2008. In September 2009 he became Chief Executive Officer and in July 2010 Chief Executive, Aviva Investors Europe.
Jean-Francois began his financial services career with Credit Commercial de France where he became head of Research and Innovation in 1989, and then Director of Market Risk in 1996. In 1999 he moved to SINOPIA as Executive Managing Director and C.I.O.
In 2002 to took up the position of Deputy C.I.O. in Credit Lyonnais Asset Management before being nominated Director of Euro Fixed Income and Credit at Credit Agricole Asset Management after the merger in 2003. He holds a degree, Ecole Polytechnique de Paris and a degree in engineering, ENGREF in Paris. He holds a PHD in fluid mechanics, Universite de Grenoble. He became an Actuary in 1995.
Jean-Francois Boulier is Honorary Chairman of the France Finance Association (AFFI) and Honorary Chairman of the French ALM Association (AFGAP). Author of a book and of numerous technical and academic papers , he was awarded the INQUIRE Prize in 1993 and Bankers Markets and Investors Prize in 2005. He contributes regularly to the French financial press.