Appointment of Jean-Christophe Caffet as Coface Chief Economist

Coface announces the appointment of Jean-Christophe Caffet as Chief Economist, effective as of today. He reports to Thibaut Surer, Director of Strategy and Business Development of the Coface Group.

Jean-Christophe’s new role


Jean-Christophe Coface's will lead Coface’s Economic Research Department, managing economists based in Europe, Middle East, America and Asia, who serve the company's clients and internal experts. The team produces macroeconomic analyses, country/sector risk assessments and thematic reports that enable companies around the world to assess the environment as accurately as possible, control their risks and optimise their development.


Jean-Christophe's appointment strengthens and deepens the Department's expertise, whose quality & added value are widely recognised by all Coface stakeholders.


Jean-Christophe’s background

A graduate of the École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP) and the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Jean-Christophe Caffet began his career in the banking sector in 2005. He spent 9 years within the Natixis / BPCE group as an economist specialising in France and the euro zone. In 2014, he joined the strategy and economic intelligence department of TotalEnergies as Deputy of the Chief Economist, which allowed him to become an expert in energy markets while continuing to make macroeconomic forecasts. In 2019, he became Chief Economist of the TotalEnergies Group.

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