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.

  • Chair: Mr. Lakhdar BRAHIMI
  • Dean: Enrico LETTA
  • Vice-Dean: Mark MALONEY

Its full composition is as follows :

  • Irina BOKOVA
    Former Director-General, UNESCO
  • 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
    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
    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
    Former Mayor of Bordeaux; Former Prime Minister, France
  • Angela KANE
    Former UN Under-Secretary-General; PSIA Faculty
    Director, Europe Office, Gates Foundation
    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; PSIA Faculty
    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; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria; 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
    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
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