Research team

Biographical information

Areas of expertise

  • United States defense policy
  • Transatlantic relations
  • Countering hybrid threats
  • Countering information manipulation
  • Counter-terrorism (external threats)
  • Strategic anticipation (evolving threats)

Professional experience

  • Deputy Director for International Affairs, Prime Minister’s Office, Secrétariat Général pour la Défense et la Sécurité Nationale (SGDSN), 2018-2020
  • Military Attaché, French Embassy in Washington, D.C., USA, 2015-2018
  • Professor, École de Guerre (French War College), Paris, 2013-2014
  • Commanding Officer, 1st Infantry Regiment (France and Afghanistan), 2011-2013
  • Military Assistant to the Commander, Rapid Reaction Corps-France (RRC-Fr), Lille and Afghanistan (NATO-ISAF), 2009-2011


  • École Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr (French Military Academy), Master’s degree in International relations, 1987-1990
  • National Defense University/National War College, Washington, D.C., USA, Master’s degree in U.S. National Security Policy and Strategy, 2015
  • École de Guerre (French War College), Paris, 2004
  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Kansas, USA, 2004
  • La Sorbonne, Bachelor degree in History, 1990