Paul Goldschmidt

Former Director, EU Commission and Member of the Advisory Board of Stand Up for Europe.

Paul Goldschmidt joined Goldman Sachs in New York (1962-1969) and was appointed as a Director of Goldman Sachs International in London (1970-1985).

After seven years as a financial consultant in London and Monaco (1985-1993), he became Director of the “Financial Operations Service,” part of the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the European Commission (1993-2002).

In that capacity, he played a key role in the harmonization and reform of European financial markets before and during the advent of the euro. He also served on the Board of Directors of the European Investment Fund (2001-2002).

Since his retirement in 2002, he has been writing on European political and financial matters and has actively participated in many international conferences.

He graduated from l’Université Libre de Bruxelles’ Solvay Business School.

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