Patricia Barbizet

Lead Independent Director

Boards & Committees


Patricia Barbizet is a graduate of the École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP Europe). She began her career in 1976 in the Treasury Department of Renault Véhicules Industriels, before becoming Chief Financial Officer of Renault Crédit International. In 1989, she joined the Pinault Group as Chief Financial Officer. From 1992 to 2018, she served as Chief Executive Officer of Artémis, the investment company of the Pinault family. From 2014 to 2016, Ms Barbizet also held the post of CEO & Chairwoman of Christie’s International. In addition, she chaired the Investment Committee of the French national Strategic Investment Fund from 2008 to 2013. She is currently Chairwoman of Temaris et Associés. Ms Barbizet also chairs the Board of Directors of the Cité de la Musique – Philharmonie de Paris. She is Chairwoman of Zoé SAS, Colombus, HCGE. In April 2018, she was appointed as Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Investissements d’Avenir.

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