A graduate of École Polytechnique, École Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Économique (ENSAE) and the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris, Mr. Artus began his career at INSEE (the French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies) where his work included economic forecasting and modeling. He then worked at the Economics Department of the OECD (1980), later becoming the Head of Research at the ENSAE from 1982 to 1985. He was the scientific advisor at the Research Department of the Banque de France, before joining the Natixis Group as the head of the Research Department, and has been a member of its Executive Committee since May 2013. He is an associate professor at the Paris School of Economics. He is also a member of the Cercle des Économistes.