Managing Directors


Cyril Rousseau
Chief Executive

Cyril Rousseau was appointed Chief Executive of Agence France Trésor on 1 August 2021.

Mr Cyril Rousseau is a graduate of Ecole polytechnique and of ENSTA (Superior National School of Advanced Techniques). He began his career in 2001 at the Ministry of Defence procurement directorate then joined in 2004 the international division of the Directorate-General of the Treasury (DGT) and, in 2006, Agence France Trésor as Head of Market Operations until 2009. Head of Official Development Assistance & Multilateral Development Banks at DGT (2009-2011), he then joined the French Embassy in Beijing as Economic and Financial Counselor. In 2014, he was appointed Deputy Managing Director of the new government fund created to support the French local authorities exposed to high-market risk liabilities. Returning to the Treasury Department in November 2015, he successively held the positions of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multilateral Financial Affairs and Development and in this capacity Vice-Chairman of the Paris Club and member of the Boards of Directors of the Central Bank of West African States and the Green Climate Fund, and, as of February 2020, Deputy Director General of Agence France Trésor.

Julika Courtade-Gross
Deputy Chief Executive

Julika Courtade-Gross has been appointed Deputy Chief Executive of Agence France Trésor on 1 August 2021.

Julika Courtade-Gross is a graduate of the École Nationale d’Administration (ENA) and the Institute of Political Studies in Paris. In 2010, she joined the Directorate General of the Treasury, where she held various positions in the Macroeconomic Policies and European Affairs Department, before working in the Banking Affairs Division within the Financial Sector Department. She then moved to Siemens AG in 2014, where she served as Business Development Manager for Siemens Financial Services SAS, before being appointed Secretary General, Director of Communication and Public Affairs and member of the Executive Committee of Siemens SAS. After her return to the Treasury, she served as Head of the Export Credits and International Guarantees Bureau, where she oversaw government export guarantees.