Claude became Chairman of Pictet Wealth Management Asia in October 2019. Before beginning his Pictet career in 2011 as CEO for Pictet Wealth Management Asia, Claude held various senior management positions at BNP Paribas Group, including CEO of BNP Paribas Private Bank, North Asia.
He gained a master’s degree in Chinese Language and Civilisation from the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilisations (INALCO) Paris, and an MBA from Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) Paris. He also studied at Moscow State University. In addition to his native French and English, he is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Russian, German and Spanish.
Claude is President of the Ricci Association for the Grand Dictionary of the Chinese Language and a Knight of the National Order of Merit of the French Republic.