Xavier Hürstel,
Chairman and CEO of the PMU

Mr Hurstel is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and the University of Paris IX Dauphine, and is also an alumnus of the Ecole Nationale d'Administration. He began his career as an administrator at the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance. He was later appointed Financial Attaché at France’s Representation to the European Union in Brussels.

He also served as an advisor to the Minister for Economy and Finance and the Deputy Minister for Budget, and then as an advisor in the Prime Minister’s cabinet.

Before joining the PMU in April 2008, Mr Hürstel was Deputy Director of the Budget Department at the Ministry for Budget. He was elected member of the Board and CEO of the PMU in April 2009.

Xavier Hürstel was elected Chairman and CEO of the PMU on October 6, 2014.

Mr Hürstel is 46 years old.