Jean-Baptiste Carpentier is a law graduate and a former senior French Treasury official. He served as assistant general counsel to the Interministerial Council for industrial restructuring from 1995 to 1998, then as deputy director for Criminal Matters and Pardons from 2000 to 2002. He was appointed legal advisor to the Minister of the Economy from 2005 to 2007, then legal director of APE, the French agency for state holdings, from 2007 to 2008. He headed the French Finance Ministry’s Tracfin department, which fights money laundering, from 2008 to 2015, then became interministerial representative for economic intelligence in 2015 followed by commissioner for strategic information and economic security at the Ministry for the Economy and Finance in 2016. Jean-Baptiste Carpentier has been appointed Chief Compliance Officer of Veolia Group in 2018.