Philippe Dessertine, 56, is a French economist, professor at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, dean of the Institut de Hautes Finances.

At the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Philippe Dessertine chairs the academic chairs "Management and governance of cooperative financial organizations" and "Finagri".

Philippe Dessertine is the chairman of the Commission 21 Provident Committee, responsible in France for the preparation and study of texts and actions on climate and environmental issues.

Philippe Dessertine was one of the members of the High Council of Public Finances, from its creation in March 2013 until March 2018. The High Council of Public Finances of the French Republic is the independent authority responsible for controlling the bill of finances, the stability program, public finances and the main growth assumptions used by the French government. The High Council is made up of eleven irrevocable members appointed for five years.

Philippe Dessertine often takes part in political and social debates. He is regularly invited to participate in numerous national and international broadcasts (both on television and on the radio).

In more than 15 years, he wrote several articles in the national press in which he announced the financial crisis.

He has written many bestsellers, his latest book "Le Talent et les assassins" was published in February 2018 (Anne Carrière).