Mr. George Stansfield graduated from Georgetown Law School with his law degree in 1985 and from Trinity College with a degree in History in 1982. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1986 and has been licensed as an attorney in New York since that time. Prior to joining AXA’s Group Legal Department in Paris in 1996, Mr. George Stansfield practiced law for 11 years in New York City where he was a corporate attorney in the Legal Department of AXA Equitable specialized in merger & acquisition transactions involving financial institutions, securities law and general corporate matters. He has been Head of Group Human Resources since 2010 and Group General Counsel since 2004. As of July 1st, 2016, Mr. George Stansfield is appointed Group General Secretary, in charge of Human Resources, Strategy, Sustainability and Public Affairs, Legal, Audit, Compliance, and GIE AXA, and joins the Group’s Management Committee.