Cercle de l'Epargne presentation

The Cercle de l’Épargne is a think tank founded in 2015 by Jean-Pierre Thomas dedicated to savings, retirement and pensions.

It is an extension of the Cercle des Epargnants that Jean-Pierre Thomas created in 2004.

With the support of the members of its Scientific Advisory Board, the Cercle de l’Épargne carries out a number of studies, including a survey on savings and retirement and a monthly newsletter. Le Cercle de l’Épargne is a partner of AG2R LA MONDIALE and the savings association AMPHITÉA.

The Scientific Council

The experts of the Cercle de l'Épargne

The Cercle de l’Épargne scientific council brings together personalities from different backgrounds in order to combine experiences and skills.


Jean-Pierre Thomas

former Director General of Taxes

Robert Baconnier

Lawyer advising on employment law

Jacques Barthélémy

Senior advisor at the Court of Auditors

Marie-Claire Carrère-Gée

Founder of Slate.fr and former editor of the Le Monde newspaper

Jean-Marie Colombani

Head of the Cercle de l'Epargne

Philippe Crevel

Journalist and Stock Market Columnist

Jean-Pierre Gaillard

President of the Board of Directors of CANSSM

Philippe Georges

Director of the Jean-Jacques Laffont Foundation -Research Director at the Institute of Industrial Economics (IDEI) in Toulouse

Christian Gollier

Specialist in issues related to the aging of society and the challenges of inter-generation

Serge Guérin

Director of Research at INED

François Héran

Director of CECOP

Jérôme Jaffré

General Manager of ICN Business School in Nancy

Florence Legros

Honorary President of the CNAMTS and EN3S

Jean-Marie Spaeth