Board of Directors

We are a small team of renowned, respected professionals with deep knowledge and understanding of the core issues and challenges facing decisonmakers today.


Président, Trocadéro Forum Institute; Dean, Sustainable Development Studies

Founder of the Trocadéro Forum, former president and founder of the International Geostrategic Marititme Observatory (IGMO), former Director of Environment & Sustainable Development of a French city.

Possessing a B.A. in International Relations and two Masters degrees in Strategy and Défense policies and another in Conflict Resolution, she is the author of numerous publications and books in English and French, a long-time TV commentator, a public speaker and lecturer in Parisian business schools.

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Dean, Diplomacy Studies

Professor emeritus of International law and French administrative Law

Expertise : International law, Law of the Sea and Seaside (international law/ Administrative law), Diplomatic law, Protocol and ceremonial, Diplomatic Institutions, Diplomatic History, Lecturer.

Editor and author of Blog « Observatoire de la Diplomatie » : (today : 107 articles). In charge of the « Naval & Maritime Matters » Section of the French Yearbook of international Relations (with professor Niki Aloupi, University of Paris II).

Member of the Society of Diplomatic History (France). Civil Reserve of French Air Force (as Colonel) : Group of Advisers of the Air Force Chief-of-Staff.

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François MABILLE

Dean, Policy & Prospective Studies

François Mabille, PhD in Political Sciences

Secretary General of the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU), Researcher at the Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités (Societies, Religions, and Secularisms Group) (GSRL-CNRS), Director of the Observatoire géopolitique du religieux – IRIS (Geopolitical Religion Monitoring Center).

Associate Researcher with the Raoul Dandurand Chair, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada and the Laboratoire interdisciplinaire d’étude du politique Hannah Arendt (Hannah Arendt Interdisciplinary Research Group for Political Studies), Université Paris-Est (LIPHA Paris-Est).

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