The International Board

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Alexandre NEGRUS

President

Founding President of the "Institut EGA", he studied in the Master 2 International and European Law and prepares a University Diploma in International Criminal Organisations and Jurisdictions at the University of Paris-Nanterre. He is the author of the book "The European Union and Romania: Diplomatic Challenges" published by Edilivre in November 2017. He is also a municipal councillor in charge of Youth and Citizenship in Tournus.

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Romain BERTOLINO

Director General

Graduated from a master degree in international business (specialized in purchasing management - DESMA) and a master degree in international affairs, geopolitic & forcasting (IRIS Sup'), he focuses his analyses on business behaviors of States, nation branding, as well as economic and cultural diplomacies. His last master thesis was "How does cultural diplomacy supports economic diplomacy: the cases of France and China".

Twitter : @ManonVictoriaC

Manon Victoria

Middle East Delegate

Middle East Delegate and Director of the Radicalisation & Terrorism department of I.R.A.C, she holds a Master 2 in International Relations from the Sorbonne University. Following an internship at the CERI of Sciences Po, she specialized in international and security & defence issues.

Olivia LELIÈVRE

Latin America Co-delegate

Latin America Co-Delegate, she holds a bachelor degree in History & Geography at Sorbonne university.

Then, she passed a master degree in international relations, with a specilisation in Latin America. Her master thesis was about the militarization of Amazonie.


Alix AVEZOU

Head of the Latin America Department

Co-Head of the Latin America Department, she holds a Bachelor's degree in Applied Foreign Languages ​​(English, Spanish) from the Catholic Institute of Paris, then a Bachelor's degree in International Studies from the University of Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle. She is particularly focused on issues related to the Latin American continent, in particular thanks to a university exchange at the Universidad del Salvador (USAL) in Buenos Aires in Argentina as well as a major in Latin America at La Sorbonne. She is currently a computer science student at École 42.

Paul PASSERAT

Co-Head of the Europe Department

After two years of preparatory classes and an exchange in Denmark, he is currently a student in Master degree in « Geoplitics and Business » at Rennes School of Business. He is also a writer at Les Yeux du Monde. 

Aude GREGORY-BILLET

Co-Head of the Europe Department

After graduating cum laude from a Double-Bachelor's Degree in Law and Languages, Aude pursued her studies in the Msc International Relations and Diplomacy from Leiden University and currently studying in the Master 2 Law and Security Strategies from University Paris Panthéon Assas. After several experiences navigating through NGOs, think tanks and French institutions, she gradually specialised in rule of law responses to terrorism, PVE and international cooperation. She currently writes her dissertation on Italian mafia-type organised crime and European criminal law enforcement mechanisms.

Karl HADDAD

Co-Head of the Eurasia Department

Co-head of the Eurasia Department, he graduated in international relations. Specialized in defense, security and crisis management, he completed his training at the Master's level at IRIS Sup'. Having Eurasia and more particularly the former USSR as a preferred area, he has notably carried out work for Novastan and for the French Institute for Central Asian Studies.

Magomed BELTOUEV

Co-Head of the Eurasia Department

Trained at IRIS as an analyst in international strategy following literary studies, he focused on the interactions between the Russian and Arabic-speaking worlds, particularly through the lenses of interculturality and the geopolitics of religions. This predilection was manifested by research on the "Eastern question" in literature, and then by two dissertations devoted to the politicization of Islam in the former Soviet Union. An interpreter of the Chechen and Russian languages, he is also an Arabic speaker.

Othman EL HADJ SAID

Co-head of the International Security & Defense Department

Othman El Hadj Said is graduated of a bachelor's degree in law and political science and is currently attending a master's degree in international security and defense at Jean Moulin University (Lyon 3). He has a strong interest for Indo-Pacific and presently, he is writing his research paper about the Sino-American rivalry and the resulting transformation of the international order. He is passionate about strategic thinking, geo-economics and China.

Clara PETIT

Co-head of the International Security & Defense Commission

Clara is currently a student in the first year of a master's degree at Sciences Po Saint Germain en Laye, specializing in both public action and international relations.

During her academic year at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM), Clara focused on defense and security issues for which she is passionate and has a particular interest in issues related to radicalization, terrorism and disengagement. 

Twitter: @ClemHerdinger

Clémence THUNE

Head of the Human Rights Committee

Holder of a Master 1 in Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences from the University of Paris Nanterre, she is currently pursuing her Master 2 in "International Criminal Justice" at the University of Lille. She is currently in charge of the Human Rights Committee. Passionate about international criminal law, she wishes to defend the cause of the International Criminal Court and is also interested in international conflicts and terrorism.

Yannis BOULAND

Polar regions Co-delegate

He holds a Bachelor's degree in History and a Master's degree in International Relations / Geopolitics from the Catholic University of Lille. He specializes in polar issues and is currently writing a thesis entitled "The Kola Peninsula, the bridge of Russian strategy in the Arctic".

Louis AUBERT

Polar regions Co-delegate

He holds a Bachelor's degree in Nordic Studies from the University of Paris-Sorbonne and a Master's degree in Geopolitics from the French Institute of Geopolitics. This Nordic prism led him to live in Sweden and to specialize in issues related to the Baltic, Scandinavian and Arctic areas. He is currently writing a thesis entitled "Norway on the European energy scene" as part of a second Master's degree in Geopolitics and International Security at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Kaitlyn BOVÉ

Northern America Co-delegate

Passionate about transatlantic relations, she holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science (EMEA region) from the University of Colorado in the United States. After spending a year in Hong Kong she came to Paris where she is currently completing her M2 in International Law. She is writing her dissertation on a comparative study of facial recognition in China, the United States and France, and is particularly interested in issues related to privacy rights at the international level.

Samy FRIFRA

Head of the Economic Intelligence & Diplomacy Commission

Manager of the Economic Intelligence and Economic Diplomacy Commission, he obtained a Master 2 CCA at the Paris School of Business (Ex-ESG MS). He worked in the trading room for 1 year at Exane BNP Paribas then 3 years in Luxembourg at PwC (specialized in Asset Management and Private Equity). He is currently undergoing a new training at Skema Business School.

Also an entrepreneur and passionate about macroeconomics, he is interested in issues related to economic, industrial, digital or technological sovereignty.

Daniel PEYRONEL

Co-Head of the Geopolitics of Environment Department

Freelance science journalist, currently enrolled in a Master II Climate & Media at the Superior School of Journalism of Lille and the University Paris Saclay, Daniel has a bachelor's degree in human geography from the Goethe University in Frankfurt (Main), Germany. Born in Turin, Italy, he completed a first Master's degree in science journalism at the University of Paris in 2020. He writes about science, environment and geopolitics in French, Italian and German.

Nato TARDIEU

Head of the Cartography Department

Head of the Cartography Department, he holds a Master's degree in Globalization, Spatial Dynamics and Sustainable Development of Southern Countries from Sorbonne University. He is now preparing a diploma as an analyst in international strategy at IRIS Sup' within the course "Geopolitics and Prospective". He is the author of several articles on the cartographic analysis of the electoral behaviour of linguistic minorities in Morocco "tachelhit/tarifit/tamazight/hassani"  

Camille DENIS

Head of the Audio-visual Department

He began his university studies with a journalism cursus, which he finished by obtaining his Master 1 at IEJ London as a Valedictorian. Then, he came back to France and he reoriented his studies by joining Sciences-Po Aix, where he got a first Master 2 in "Religion, Politics and Society", and a second one in "Public Careers". During these years, he was able to study thoroughly International Relations.

Pierre DEYRIES

Head of the Intelligence Department

Having studied business administration and marketing, Pierre started his career within large groups in the energy sector, where his interest in industrial sovereignty, world security and resource depletion grew. He recently graduated from Kings College London, where he obtained a master degree in Intelligence and International Security from the War Studies Department. He focuses on terrorism, radicalisation, cyberspace and systemic risks (notably the 'energy, environment, economy' nexus).  

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