Corso Bavagnoli has been a Managing Director at Lazard starting from 2018. Before joining Lazard, Corso chaired the working group mandated by the ECOFIN on NPL, which delivered the “ECOFIN NPL Action Plan” adopted by the Finance Ministers of the EU in July 2017. Previous to this, he served as Assistant Secretary for the Financial Sector at the French Treasury. From 2009-2012, Corso was an advisor for Economic and Financial Affairs at the Cabinet of the Prime Minister and headed several Offices at the French Shareholding Agency and the French Treasury between 2005 and 2009. Prior to that, Mr Bavagnoli also served as an Inspecteurdes Finances starting in 2002. Corso has a Graduate Degree from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration(ENA), a Graduate Degree from Ecole Nationale Supérieuredes Mines de Paris, and an M.A. in Public Administration –Institut d’Etudes Politiquesde Paris (Sciences Po Paris).