Who is Christine Lagarde? Managing Director of the IMF


Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde is a politician, economist, and lawyer from France. Since November 1, 2019, she has been President of the European Central Bank.

From 2011 to 2019, she was the Chair and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.


Who is Christine Lagarde?

Lagarde was born in Paris and grew up in Le Havre. As a teenager, she was a member of the French national synchronised swimming team.

After her baccalauréat in 1973, she went on an American Field Service scholarship to the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland.


She graduated from Paris West University Nanterre La Défense with master’s degrees in English, labour law, and social law.

Christine Lagarde Career

Lagarde joined Baker & McKenzie, a large Chicago-based international law firm, in 1981.

She handled major antitrust and labour cases, was made partner after six years and was named head of the firm in Western Europe. She joined the executive committee in 1995 and was elected the company’s first female chairman in October 1999.

Is Christine Lagarde Married?

No! She is currently single, we do not have any information on her current dating relationship, and we do not know who she is dating now.

Christine Lagarde Husband

From our research, Christine Lagarde was married in the past to entrepreneur, Xavier Giocanti from Marseille.

Currently, we do not have any data on her new or potential husband, once we do, we will share it with you.

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