PSIA Strategic Committee

The strategic committee is composed of twenty-five eminent members (world-renowned professors, leading actors and practitioners), appointed by the Dean of the school. Their participation is based on their experience and expertise in the strategic directions that PSIA, today one of the world's leading schools in international Affairs, will be undertaking going forward.

It is currently chaired by by our distinguished Faculty and international diplomat, Mr. Lakhdar BRAHIMI.

Its full composition is as follows :

Irina BOKOVA
Former Director-General, UNESCO

Lakhdar BRAHIMI
Former Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General; former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Algeria; PSIA Faculty

Henri de CASTRIES
Chairman of Europe and special advisor to the firm’s strategic business initiatives in EMEA, General Atlantic

Bénédicte DURAND
Vice President for Studies and Academic Affairs of Sciences Po

Zhimin CHEN
Dean of the School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Howard DAVIES
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Royal Bank of Scotland; former LSE Director; PSIA Faculty

Alain DIECKHOFF
Director of the CERI, Sciences Po; Senior Research Fellow, CNRS; PSIA Faculty

Karen DONFRIED
President of The German Marshall Fund of the United States; former Advisor to President Obama on European Issues

Stephen DUNBAR-JOHNSON
President, International, The New York Times Company

James M. GOLDGEIER
Professor, School of International Service, American University

Arancha GONZALEZ
Executive Director, International Trade Center

Filippo GRANDI
UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Elisabeth GUIGOU
Former Minister of Justice, France; former Minister of European Affairs, France; PSIA Faculty

Qingguo JIA
Professor and Associate Dean of the School of International Studies of Peking University

Alain JUPPÉ
Mayor of Bordeaux; Former Prime Minister, France

Angela KANE
Former UN Under-Secretary-General; PSIA Faculty

Anja LANGENBUCHER
Director, Europe Office, Gates Foundation

Arnaud LEPARMENTIER
Editorial Director, Le Monde

Enrico LETTA
Dean, Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po; former Prime Minister of Italy; PSIA Faculty

Jean-David LEVITTE
Member of the Institut de France; Ambassadeur de France; former Senior Diplomatic Advisor and Sherpa to President Nicolas Sarkozy; former PSIA Faculty

Philippe MARTIN
Professor of Economics at Sciences Po; former Economic Advisor to Minister Emmanuel Macron

Gérard MESTRALLET
Chairman of the Board, Engie; Chairman, Paris Europlace

Staffan de MISTURA 
Under-Secretary-General, U.N. Special Envoy for Syria

Valérie PÉCRESSE
President of the Paris Region; former Minister for Budget, Public accounts and State reform; Minister for Higher Education and Research, France

Ursula PLASSNIK
Ambassador of Austria to Switzerland; PSIA Faculty

Peter RICKETTS
British Senior Diplomat, former British Ambassador to France

Ghassan SALAMÉ
Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Libya; Founder and former Dean of PSIA

Vanessa SCHERRER
Vice President for International Affairs, Former Vice Dean of PSIA

Bruno STAGNO UGARTE
Deputy Executive Director for Advocacy, Human Rights Watch; former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Costa Rica; former Ambassador to the UN; PSIA Faculty

Hubert VÉDRINE
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, France; PSIA Faculty