A graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, of Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Adminstration Economique and of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Patrick ARTUS is today the Chief Economist of NATIXIS.
He began his career in 1975 where his work included economic forecasting and modelisation. He then worked at the Economics Department of the OECD (1980), and then became Head of Research at the ENSAE. Thereafter, he taught seminar on research at Paris Dauphine (1982). He was Professor at a number of Universities (Dauphine, ENSAE, Centre des Hautes Etudes de l'Armement, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, HEC Lausanne…). He is now Professor of Economics at University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. He combines these responsibilities with his research work.
Patrick ARTUS has been awarded the title of "Best Economist of the year 1996" by the "Nouvel Economiste", and he is today a member of the council of economic advisors to the French Prime Minister. He is also a member of the Board at Total and Ipsos.