Membre - Cercle des économistes
Claire Waysand is currently Inspectrice générale des finances, in the French Ministry of finance, in charge of audit and policy advice missions on economic and financial topics. She is board member for the French national public radio (Radio France) and teaches at Sciences po.
Claire Waysand was chief of staff for Minister of finance and public accounts Michel Sapin, from 2014-2016, in charge of coordinating the work of the minister (i.a., greek crisis, public deficit reduction, anti-corruption law « Sapin 2 »). She had previously served as deputy chief of staff for Prime minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (2013-2014) and deputy director general of the Treasury (2012-2013).
Trained as an economist (Ecole polytechnique 1988, National school for statistics and economic administration ENSAE and M. Sc in economics at the London School of Economics, 1993, PhD in economics, 1996), Claire Waysand began her career in 1993 at the French institute for statistics (INSEE), before joining the French Treasury in 1997. At the Treasury, Claire Waysand held a number of positions, notably being in charge of European affairs. She served as the French representative at the Economic and Financial Committee (EFC), under the chairmanship of Xavier Musca, and as European Investment Bank (EIB) Board member, from 2005 to 2009. Claire Waysand also worked as Assistant director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in the European and in Strategy and Policy Review departments, from 2009 to 2012.