Philippe Waechter is chief economist of Natixis Asset Management.
He began his career at Bred Banque Populaire in April 1988 as an economist. In 1994 he became Director of the economic research department of Bred Banque Populaire, then named Banque Populaire Asset Management. Later, he became Chief economist of Natexis Asset Management in 2003.
He graduated from the University of Paris and worked as a Professor at the University of Evry from 2003 to 2004.