He began his career in 2004 in the Treasury within France’s Ministry for the Economy and Finance. In 2008, he joined Groupe BPCE in the financial department, then became the group’s Head of Steering for Commercial Banking and Insurance. In 2012, he was appointed advisor to the Prime Minister for financing the economy and companies, and for international economic affairs.
He returned to Groupe BPCE in 2014 as Head of Strategy for Natixis and member of the executive committee, notably coordinating the company’s M&A operations and the definition of its 2017-2020 strategic plan. In 2017, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Natixis and member of the senior management committee. In 2018, he was named Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Groupe BPCE and a member of the management board. He was appointed to his current role in August 2020.
Nicolas Namias is a graduate of France’s Ecole Nationale d’Administration, Stanford Graduate School of Business (executive program), ESSEC Business School and Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.