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Advisory Board

Composition of Ifri's Strategic Advisory Board:


Executive Chairman

Thierry de Montbrial, Executive Chairman of Ifri, Member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques 



Corentin Brustlein, Defense Policy and Prospective Delegate to the General Directorate for International Relations and Strategy (DGRIS), Ministry of the Armed Forces

Jean-Pierre Chevènement, Former Minister, Former Senator, Honorary President of Res Publica Foundation

Dominique David, Advisor to the Executive Chairman, Ifri; Editor-in-chief of the review Politique étrangère and co-director of RAMSES; Chair of the Austro-French Centre for Rapprochement in Europe (ÖFZ)  

Etienne de Durand, Ministry of Defense, DGRIS

Stanislas de Laboulaye, Former Ambassador

Alain Dejammet, Ambassador of France

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, Executive Chairman, Policy Center for the New South

Nicole Gnesotto, Professor, Chair European Union, CNAM

Thomas Gomart, Director, Ifri

Marc Hecker, Director of Research and Communication, Ifri; Editor-in-chief of the review Politique Etrangère

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

Manuel Lafont Rapnouil, Director of the Policy Planning Staff, Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs

Jean-David Levitte, Ambassador of France, Member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques

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

Jean-Claude Mallet, Director of Public Affairs, Total

Patrick Messerlin, Emeritus Professor, Sciences-po Paris

Anne-Thida Norodom, Professor of Public Law at the University Paris Cité, Secretary General of the French Society for International Law

Georges-Henri Soutou, Emeritus Professor at Sorbonne University, Member of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques