French asset manager Amundi has appointed Stanislas Pottier as its new chief responsible investment officer.

Since September 2011, Pottier served as the global head for sustainable development at Amundi parent Credit Agricole. He was also a member of the group management committee since last year.

Pottier began his career in 1994 at the French ministry of finance on the enlargement of the European Union.

He has held various roles in the French ministry of finance, trade and treasury department.

He served as a special adviser to the former French prime minister Michel Rocard and French minister for economy, finance, industry and employment Christine Lagarde.

He also chaired the National Export Credit and Guarantee Commission and served as an economist at the World Bank in Washington DC.

In addition, Pottier is a member of the Livelihoods Carbon Fund as well as chairs the BBCA association for the promotion of low-carbon buildings and NGO FXB France.