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Advisory Board

Composition of Ifri's Strategic Advisory Board:


Executive Chairman

Thierry de Montbrial, Member of the Académie des sciences morales et politiques, Executive chairman of Ifri



Marie-Françoise Bechtel, Vice-President of République Moderne, State Councillor (h), former director of the ENA (National School of Administration)

Dominique David, Advisor to the Executive Chairman, Ifri

Etienne de Durand, Ministry of Defense, DGRIS

Alain Dejammet, Ambassador of France

Bertrand DEROUBAIX, Senior Vice-president Public Affairs, Total

Christine Desouches, expert consultant to international organizations, former Special Adviser on Political and Diplomatic Affairs of the Secretary General of the Francophonie

Karim El Aynaoui, Advisor to the Chairman of OCP Group, Managing Director of OCP Policy Center

Nicole Gnesotto, Professor, Chair European Union, CNAM

Thomas Gomart, Director, Ifri

Sylvie Goulard, former Member of the European Parliament

Fadia Kiwan, Honorary Director of the Institute of Political Science at St. Joseph University in Beirut

Jean-David Levitte, Ambassador of France, Member of the Institut de France

Joseph Maila, Professor of geopolitics at ESSEC, Mediation Programme Director at IRENE/ESSEC.

Patrick Messerlin, Emeritus Professor, Sciences-po Paris

Anne-Thida Norodom, Professor of Public Law at the University of Rouen

Georges-Henri Soutou, Emeritus Professor at Sorbonne University, Member of the Académie des sciences morales et politiques

Justin Vaïsse, Director of Policy Planning Staff, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development

November 2017