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Organization

The Secretariat

The Paris Peace Forum team

The Paris Peace Forum team works throughout the year to prepare for the annual event, but also to support global governance solutions, driving impact on an international scale and building long-lasting partnerships.

Justin Vaïsse

Founder and Director General of the Paris Peace Forum, Justin Vaïsse previously led the Centre for Analysis, Planning and Strategy at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2013-2019. Justin Vaïsse also served as Director of Research at the Brookings Institution in Washington (2007-2013), with a focus on transatlantic relations and European foreign policy. A historian specialized in international relations and American foreign policy, Dr. Vaïsse has written and co-authored numerous works translated in multiple languages, and has held teaching positions at the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po, and School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University.

Marc Reverdin

In March 2018, Marc Reverdin was appointed Secretary General of the Paris Peace Forum. Beginning his career in 2011 as a diplomat at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris, he specialized in European issues following classical and international studies. He then became political advisor at the French Embassy in Rome. In 2016, he joined the offices of the French Prime Minister as diplomatic advisor to Pascal Lamy, Special Envoy of the French bid for World Expo 2025.

Marc Reverdin

Operations team

Vivien Lubczanski
Chief Operating Officer
Katherine Brown
Volunteer Program Officer
Nicola Cui
Accreditations Officer
Kim-Chi Guyon
Event Manager
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Iris Hoffmann
Operational Assistant, Intern
Léah Le Piver
Event Planning Officer

Policy team

Adrien Abécassis
Executive Policy Director
Jérôme Barbier
Head of Outer Space, Digital and Economic Issues
Jack Loveridge
Senior Policy Advisor
Maria Roa Vicens
Policy Assistant, Intern

Program team

Anne-Cécile Kaplan
Program Director
Fadwa Abdel-Mawlla
Program Officer
Bao Khanh Le
Program Officer

Projects team

Robin Nataf
Projects Director
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Solène Gautreau
Projects Officer
Elise Veyssière
Project Support Officer
Aurélie Villaespesa
Junior Projects Officer

Public Relations team

Benjamin Brockt
Head of Protocol
Mélissane Blottière-Mayo
Deputy Head of Protocol
Michelle Djong Hui Ing
Public & Diplomatic Relations Officer
Astrid Laville
Public & Diplomatic Relations Assistant, Intern

Communications team

Nicolò Conti
Communications Director
Maxime Berri
Digital Communications Officer
Madeleine Gal
Communications Officer
Amanda Mehtala
Communications Manager

Partnerships & Fundraising team

Remy Stuart-Haentjens
Partnerships Director
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Valentine Bekka
Partnerships Officer
Gabriel Butin
Partnerships Officer

Support team

Zohreen Badruddin
Personal Assistant to the Secretary General
Sébastien de Turenne
Translator
Mathilda Piazzon
Mathilda Piazzon
Legal Intern
Sonia Sadoudi
Executive Assistant
Mellinda Sounaoui
Financial Manager
Janina Wietschorke
Personal Assistant to the Director General

Governance

The Executive Committee

The Forum’s overall organization and activities are decided by our Executive Committee. Led by Pascal Lamy, the Executive Committee is comprised of representatives of our ten Founding Members, which are African, Asian, European, and Latin American organizations.

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Pascal Lamy
President

Pascal Lamy is member of the Board of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Edna Jaime Treviño
Vice President

Edna Jaime Treviño is Founder and Director at México Evalúa

Dino Patti Djalal
Vice President

Dino Patti Djalal is founder of the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI) and former Indonesian…

Michel Duclos
Treasurer

Michel Duclos is a French diplomat, advising Institut Montaigne

Prince Amyn Aga Khan

Prince Amyn Aga Khan, brother of His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the…

Anne Gueguen

Anne Gueguen is Deputy Secretary-General at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mohan Kumar

Ambassador Dr. Mohan Kumar is Chairperson at Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)

Thierry de Montbrial

Thierry de Montbrial is Executive Chairman at the Institut français des relations internationales which he founded…

Nora Müller

Nora Müller is Executive Director of International Affairs and Director of the Berlin Office at the…

Vanessa Scherrer

Vanessa Scherrer is Vice President of International Affairs and member of the faculty at Sciences Po

Founding Members

The General Assembly

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Pascal Lamy
President

Pascal Lamy is member of the Board of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Edna Jaime Treviño
Vice President

Edna Jaime Treviño is Founder and Director at México Evalúa

Dino Patti Djalal
Vice President

Dino Patti Djalal is founder of the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI) and former Indonesian…

Michel Duclos
Treasurer

Michel Duclos is a French diplomat, advising Institut Montaigne

José Manuel Albares

José Manuel Albares, representing the Spanish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation is Ambassador of Spain…

Sebastian Groth

Sebastian Groth, representing the German Federal Foreign Office is the Director of Policy Planning at the…

Anne Gueguen

Anne Gueguen is Deputy Secretary-General at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mohan Kumar

Ambassador Dr. Mohan Kumar is Chairperson at Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS)

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Mark Malloch‐Brown

Mark Malloch‐Brown is president of the Open Society Foundations

Thierry de Montbrial

Thierry de Montbrial is Executive Chairman at the Institut français des relations internationales which he founded…

Nora Müller

Nora Müller is Executive Director of International Affairs and Director of the Berlin Office at the…

Vanessa Scherrer

Vanessa Scherrer is Vice President of International Affairs and member of the faculty at Sciences Po

The Steering Committee

The Forum’s strategic orientations are defined by our Steering Committee. Led by Trisha Shetty and Igor Yurgens, the Steering Committee includes international experts with specialization in various aspects of global governance, with balanced gender and geographical representation.

Trisha Shetty
President

Founder of SheSays

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Igor Yurgens
Vice President

Igor Yurgens is the Chairman of the Management Board of the Institute of Contemporary Development (INSOR)

Mari Pangestu

Managing Director, Development Policy & Partnerships of the World Bank

Gabriela Ramos

Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences of UNESCO

Martin Tisné

Managing Director of Luminate

Huiyao (Henry) Wang

Founder and President of the Center for China and Globalization

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