Mazars appoints Eric Cloutier as Partner, Global Head of Banking Regulations

Mazars, the international audit, tax and advisory firm, has appointed Eric Cloutier to the role of Partner, Global Head of Banking Regulations.

Eric will be responsible for expanding the firm’s banking regulations offering and driving business growth in this area. As part of this, Eric will look to strengthen the collaboration between Mazars’ international offices to further develop the firm’s overall regulatory and advisory capabilities. Eric will also be responsible for maintaining and developing Mazars’ relationships with banking regulators and supervisors.

Eric joins the firm from KPMG where he was a Partner in the European Central Bank Office, having previously been Head of Regulatory Banking. He brings with him over 22 years of international experience in senior leadership roles in both the banking and public sectors. He has led projects in more than 25 countries, ranging from regulatory projects for banks and regulators, banking sector restructuring, risk consulting, and transactions advisory.

Eric is a member of the European Commission NPL advisory panel and has also advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the World Bank, the European Banking Authority, the European Systemic Risk Board’s, and a broad range of central banks across the EMEA region and beyond. 

Gregory Marchat, Partner and Head of Financial Services at Mazars, said: “Eric is highly experienced and respected in the banking regulations world and we are delighted to be welcoming him to Mazars as a Partner. His deep sector expertise and international experience will be invaluable as we look to expand our offering and increase collaboration across our offices worldwide. We look forward to seeing the impact his presence will have and the value he will add to our overall offering.”