Biographical note: Daniel Lefort, former General Counsel

Daniel LefortDaniel Lefort was General Counsel from 1 January 2006 to 30 September 2009.

Mr Lefort joined the BIS in 1984 and held increasingly senior responsibilities in the Legal Service, providing legal counsel on a broad range of issues. He was named Deputy General Counsel in 1997.

Before coming to the BIS, Mr Lefort was an attorney with the Schlumberger Group in Paris and New York. He holds degrees in law from the University of Paris and the University of Strasbourg.