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Camille Grand

Fondation pour la recherche stratégique
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Appointed managing director of the Fondation pour la recherche stratégique by its board in May 2008, Camille Grand has been in office since September 1st, 2008.

Prior to this assignment, he was deputy director (i.e. deputy assistant secretary) for disarmament and multilateral affairs in the directorate for strategic, security and disarmament affairs of the French ministry of foreign affairs (2006-08). In this capacity, he was in charge of chemical and biological non-proliferation, conventional arms control, small arms and light weapons, land mines and cluster munitions, OSCE and Council of Europe affairs, and has been directly involved in several arms control negotiations (i.a. CFE Treaty, cluster munitions treaty, CWC and BTWC review conferences). He has also been the French representative in several groups within the EU (CODUN, COSCE) and NATO (HLTF).

He was previously the deputy diplomatic adviser to the French minister of defence, Mrs. Alliot-Marie (2002-2006). He also served as an expert on nuclear policy and non-proliferation in the strategic affairs department of the French MoD (1999-2002), and was an associate fellow in the the Institut français des relations internationales (IFRI) (2000-2002).

He has also worked with the European Union Institute for Security Studies, as a visiting fellow (1999-2000), and the Institut des relations internationales et stratégiques, as a research fellow and editor of the quarterly journal Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (1994-1998).

Camille Grand is also teaching graduate courses in international and security affairs at Sciences Po Paris since 1998 and at the Ecole Nationale d'Administration since 2006. Amongst other past teaching positions, he was an associate professor in security studies at the French Army Academy, Ecole spéciale militaire (St Cyr-Coëtquidan) (1995-2002).

His publications include sevral books and monographs and numerous papers in European and American books and journals, on current strategic affairs primarily focused on nuclear policy, non-proliferation and disarmament.

He holds graduate degrees in international relations, defense studies, and contemporary history, and is a graduate from the Institut d'études politiques de Paris. He also followed the training of the Institut diplomatique of the French ministry for foreign affairs.

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