Tidjane Thiam

Tidjane Thiam
  • Group Chief Executive, Prudential, United Kingdom

1984, degree in Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique; 1986, degree in Civil Engineering, Ecole des Mines de Paris; 1988, MBA (Hons), INSEAD. 1986-94, Consultant, McKinsey & Co.; 1994-97, CEO and later Chairman, National Bureau for Technical Studies and Development, Côte d’Ivoire; 1998-99, Minister of Planning, Development and Coordination, Côte d'Ivoire; 2000-02, McKinsey; 2002-08, Aviva. Since 2008, Prudential: 2008-09, CFO; since 2009, Group Chief Executive. Independent non-executive director, 21st Century Fox; Member, Africa Progress Panel; Member, British Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group; Chevalier of the Légion d’honneur.