Former President of the Scientific Committee of Ifri's Center for Energy


Jacques Lesourne was an economist and an alumni of the Ecole Polytechnique in France. He has held numerous positions, starting as the head of the economic services at Charbonnages de France (1954-1957). He next served as the executive director of the Sema Group (1958-1975), before becoming the director of the Interfutures Project with the OECD (1976- 1979). He was a professor of economics (1974-1998), while also serving as the head of the economic and business department at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (1974-1991).

Jacques Lesourne was the director of the newspaper Le Monde from 1991 to 1994. He chaired the French Association of Economic Science (1981-1983), the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) (1986-1989), the association Futuribles, the project FutuRIS, and the Scientific Committee of Ifri's Center for Energy. He has published over thirty books on prospective studies and economics.

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This third monograph of the Ifri program on European Governance and Geopolitics of Energy is devoted to the program's first annual conference on the 'External Energy Policy of the European Union'. The conference took place from January 31 to February 1, 2008, at the Palais Egmont, in Brussels,...

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