Pascal Canfin

Pascal Canfin, former French Minister for Development, is CEO of WWF.
France, one of the world's leading environmental organizations. It
is also a member of the High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.
High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, reporting to the European Commission.
A graduate of Political Science and the University of Newcastle, Pascal Canfin began his career as a journalist.
a journalist with Alternatives Économiques, where he specializes in the issue of
corporate social responsibility, before being elected Member of the European Parliament. In the Parliament
from June 2009 to May 2012, then from May to July 2014, he negotiated, among other things
several legislative projects on financial reform.
In May 2012, Pascal Canfin was appointed Minister Delegate for Development in the French government.
Jean-Marc Ayrault's government. In this role, he intends to "make sustainability
an imperative for French development policy". It changes policies
of the Agence Française de Développement and provides the impetus for
of the first draft of the law on the orientation and programming of the
international solidarity.
As part of the preparations for COP21, Pascal Canfin is Senior Adviser to the European Commission.
of the World Resources Institute (WRI) and co-chairs the Commission for the
Innovative climate financing set up by the President of the French