Jean-Pierre Landau has worked in the French Government for most of his career. From 2006 to 2011 he was Deputy Governor of the Banque de France. He also served as Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (Washington), Undersecretary at the Ministry of Finance, and Executive Director at the EBRD (London).
He has been Visiting Lecturer at Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson School) and Visiting professor at SAIS (John Hopkins – Washington DC). He is currently associate Professor of Economics at SciencesPo (Paris). He was Dean of the School of Public Affairs in 2014-2015.
He has been appointed a Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School for the period 2018-2020