Former Associate Research Fellow, Security Studies Center


Vivien Pertusot was an Associate Research Fellow at Ifri from 2017 to 2020. He was Head of Ifri's Brussels Office from 2011 to 2017. He coordinates Ifri's research programme "REcalibrate Security in Europe and in the Transatlantic area" (RESET), which focuses on defence policies and defence cooperation in Europe. He is also the coordinator of the project "Building Bridges between National Perspectives on the European Union". 

His research primarily looks at issues related to the future of the European Union, security and defence policies in Europe and the relations between the United Kingdom and the European Union. He previously worked at NATO and Carnegie Europe. He has a Master's degree in Middle Eastern Politics and History from King's College London and in International Relations from IRIS Sup in Paris. He has also studied for a year at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. His publications have appeared in Le MondeLe FigaroEuropean GeostrategyAtlantico, RUSI, Carnegie Europe and others. He is frequently interviewed by the French and international press. 

Domaines d'expertise
Sécurité et Défense