Secretary general

Vincent Bastid

Biography

As CEO of Efma, Vincent Bastid is responsible for leading the organisation and setting its strategic direction, to maximise the benefits for its 3,300 retail financial services members, the largest retail banking network in the world.

He joined the business in 2015, bringing a huge amount of industry high tech and finance industry experience. Immediately prior to joining Efma, he was Head of Benchmark and Prospective for the retail banking distribution at BNP Paribas, where he identified new revenue streams and service models based on cutting edge technologies.

Vincent also spent more than 20 years at American high tech companies: ten years at Microsoft, leading marketing in education, finance, retail and services industries in France; three years at Apple Europe; and ten years at Texas Instruments, where he was in charge of the worldwide strategy for consumer products.

Vincent graduated from business school and gives lectures (HEC).

He has also written a number of mathematics and programming books for students.