Directeur des retraites et de la solidarité

Michel Yahiel

Director of Social Policies
  • Born on 30 April 1957
  • Graduated from Institut d’études politiques (IEP-1977) de Paris, former pupil of Ecole nationale d’administration (ENA-1982)
  • Deputy Chief Inspector at the Inspectorate General for Social Affairs (Igas) and then adviser in the cabinet of the Minister of Social Affairs (1982-1986)
  • Director General of the Social Action Fund (FAS) and then director of the cabinet of the Minister of Social Affairs (1986-1991)
  • Appointed as an inspector at the Inspectorate General of Social Affairs and, at the same time, associate professor at the Faculty of Law and Economics in Rouen
  • CEO of the consultancy firm Bernard Brunhes International (1996-2000)
  • General rapporteur for the Commission for administrative simplifications (Cosa) at Igas (2000-2003)
  • Director for economic development and employment and then Director General for human resources at the City of Paris (2003-2009)
  • Chairman of the Health Committee of Igas (2009-2010)
  • CEO of the Association of Régions de France association (ARF - 2010-2012)
  • Social affairs adviser to the President of the Republic (2012-2017)
  • Commissioner General of France Stratégie (2017-2018)
  • Director of Pensions and Solidarity, then of Social Policies at Caisse des Dépôts since 1 February 2018, member of the executive committees of the public institution and the Group (2018 – 2023)