Name : Jean-Claude Trichet
Organization: European Central Bank
Education: Bachelor’s from Institut d'études politiques de Paris (best known as Sciences Po), and the École nationale d'administration.
Profile: Jean is a French civil servant who is the current president of the European Central Bank, a position he has held since 2003. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements. Trichet ranks 5th on Newsweek's list of the world's most powerful along with economic triumvirs Ben Bernanke (4th) and Masaaki Shirakawa (6th).
Awards: Trichet won the Vision for Europe Award for his contributions toward greater European integration.