Qualifications: Graduate of HEC Business School (Paris)
Career History: Gerard Binet commenced working for Compagnie Bancaire - Cardif's previous parent company - in 1977. He was appointed Cardif's Head of Planning and Control in 1985, since when he has been instrumental in the Group's rapid international expansion.
Current responsibilities & date of appointment: As well as being Chairman of Cardif Pinnacle's Main Board (appointed November 2007), Gerard is Deputy Managing Director, and Head of Development and Strategy, for BNP Paribas Assurance. He is also a Member of the Executive Committee of BNP Paribas Assurance.