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The general secretariat

The ACPR’s operating departments are overseen by the General Secretariat, comprise around 1,100 employees.

Roles and tasks

The Secretary General is named by order of the Minister for the Economy, on the proposal of the ACPR Chairman.



Édouard Fernandez-Bollo was appointed ACPR Secretary General by an order dated 23 January 2014.





He is assisted by First Deputy Secretary General Sandrine Lemery, and two other Deputy Secretaries General:

  • Patrick Montagner (left side)
  • Frédéric Visnovsky (right side)




In addition to its support services (human resources, training, financial control and budgeting, and IT resources), the General Secretariat relies on operational directorates responsible for:

  • Licenses and authorisations;
  • On-site and ongoing supervision;
  • Research;
  • International Affairs;
  • Business practices;
  • Legal affairs.

Updated on: 06/07/2018 15:09