Committee Member Profile

Mr. Pierre Cardon Pierre Cardon

Secretary of the Pension Fund Committee, Bank for International Settlements

Pierre is responsible for external fund management activities within the Banking Department of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Basel, Switzerland. Pierre leads a team that provides asset management services to central banks/official institutions and coordinates cooperative initiatives, such as the Asian Bond Fund, which aims at developing local bond markets in the region. He also serves as Secretary to the BIS Pension Fund Committee. During his more than 25 years at the BIS, Pierre has been actively involved in expanding the firms’ banking activities, mainly by establishing an asset management business line and developing capital market operations. In addition, Pierre is currently an advisory committee member of the European Pension Fund Investment Forum. He also served as a member of the CFA Institute’s Board of Governors from 2006 to 2012. Pierre holds an MA in economics from the University of Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Pierre is a Member of the EPFIF’s Swiss Advisory Committee. (06.15)