Minister of Finance and Economy, Principality of Monaco
Jean Castellini is the Minister of Finance and Economy for the Principality of Monaco. He was appointed by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco and took up his position on the 26th of December 2012.
Prior to his current position, from 2009 to 2012, Mr. Castellini was the Chief Executive Officer of the J. Safra Bank (Monaco).
In his early career, he worked nine years for Barra, the world's leading risk analytics provider for investment portfolios.
Then from 1998 to 2004, he worked in Paris for Russell Investments, a leader in investment advice for institutional investors.
He returned to Monaco in 2004 where during the first two years, he set up his own consultancy Investment Research providing services in economic and financial matters to both the Prince’s Government and to the National Council.
He was then appointed by The Prince to advise The Prince’s Cabinet from 2006 to 2007.
Then appointed Secretary General of the Monaco Financial Services Authority (CCAF) until 2009.