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.
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.
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.