Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Efficiency, Technology and Operations
Education and beginnings:
Olivier Cortes, is a graduate of French engineering school Ecole Centrale de Paris and also an ex-pupil of the prestigious graduate school Ecole Nationale d'Administration.
After a preliminary career in French government, Olivier Cortes joined BNP Paribas Assurance (which became BNP Paribas Cardif in 2011) in 2005 in order to set up a regulatory lobbying service.
He created subsidiaries in Algeria and Turkey in 2006. He was then appointed Head of the Northern Europe-North American region in 2007. In 2009, he was appointed Head of Finance of BNP Paribas Cardif. At the beginning of 2014, he became Head of Efficiency, Technology & Operations.
Olivier Cortes has been Chief Operating Officer, Efficiency, Technology and Operations since January 2015. He has been a member of the BNP Paribas Cardif Executive Committee since January 2012.