Eric Chaney has been Economic Advisor to Institut Montaigne since January 2017.
Between 2008 and 2016, he was the Chief Economist of AXA for its worldwide activities. He advises multiple financial and non-financial companies on economic and geopolitical issues with his company, ECho. Within AXA Investment Managers, Eric managed the Research and Investment Strategy team, and advised the board on the potential of artificial intelligence. Within AXA, Eric advised the board on global economic and financial issues: he was a member of the Investment committee of the group, as well as the Asset Liability Monitoring Committee. From 2000 to 2008, Eric Chaney was the Chief Economist for Europe for Morgan Stanley, which he had joined in 1995 after having managed the “Synthèse Conjoncturelle” division of the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), where he oversaw the quarterly publication of the economic outlook report. He was Senior lecturer at the National School of Administration (1993-1996), held a seat at the Conseil des Prélèvements Obligatoires to the Cour des Comptes (2010-2014), as well as the National Economic Commission (1997-2014), and at the Scientific Board of the AXA Research Fund. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Autorités des Marchés Financiers (AMF), and since 2014, Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques (IHES) of Bures-sur-Yvette.
Former professor of Mathematics and editor of a mathematical publication of the University Louis Pasteur of Strasbourg, Eric Chaney is also a former professor of the ENSAE-Paris Tech.