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Dr. François Heisbourg


Special Advisor

Fondation pour la recherche stratégique
4 bis, rue des pâtures, 75016 Paris - France
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Update : October 2012

Biography

  • François Heisbourg, born on June 24th 1949
    • - 1978 / 1979: Member of the French Foreign Ministry's Policy Planning Staff (Centre d'analyse et de Prévision), in charge of nuclear non-proliferation issues
    • - 1979 / 1981: First Secretary at the French Permanent Mission to the U.N. (New-York), dealing with international security and disarmament issues
    • - 1981 / 1984: International security adviser to the French Minister of Defence. Founding-member of the French-German Commission on Security and Defence
    • - 1984 / 1987: Vice-President at Thomson-CSF, in charge of European and Euro-American cooperation
    • - 1987 / 1992: Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), London
    • - 1992 / X. 1998: Senior Vice-President (Strategic development), MATRA-Défense-Espace
    • - 1999 / 2000: Professor at Sciences-Po(Paris), teaching the "world politics" course
      Head of interagency working group (groupe de travail interministériel) on the study of international relations, stategic affairs and defence issues in France
    • - may 2001 - may 2005: Director, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Paris
    • - may 2005 - : Special advisor, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Paris

Publications

  • numerous articles and interviews in the academic and general media
  • contributor to a number of books on foreign and strategic affairs, including: "The Conventional Defence of Europe" (New-York Council on Foreign Relations, 1986), "The Shape of the New Europe" (d°, 1991), "Western Europe and the Gulf" (WEU Institute for Defence Studies, Paris 1992), "Allied divided: Transatlantic Policies for the Greater Middle East" (Harvard U. Press, 1997), "Nuclear Weapons in a Transformed World" (St. Martin's Press, New-York 1998)
  • author with Pascal Boniface of "La Puce, les Hommes et la Bombe", Hachette, Paris 1986 ("Amiral Castex" prize for strategic litterature)
  • author of "Les volontaires de l'An 2000", Balland, Paris 1995, of "The Future of Warfare", Orion, London 1997
  • author and editor of "European Defence: Making It Work", WEU Policy for Security Studies, Paris, 2000
  • author, with the FRS, of "Hyperterrorisme : la nouvelle guerre", Odile Jacob, Paris, 2001 ("Edmond Freville" prize of the Academie des sciences morales et politiques)
  • author of "La fin de l'Occident ? l'Amérique, l'Europe et le Moyen-Orient", Odile Jacob, Paris, 2005.
  • author with Jean-Luc Marret of "Le Terrorisme en France aujourd'hui", Les Equateurs, 2006.
  • author of "L'Epaisseur du Monde", and of "L'Iran : le choix des armes ? " Editions Stock, Paris, 2007.
  • author of "Al Qaida - la nouvelle génération du terrorisme", Editions Stock, Paris, 2009.

Affiliations (interalia)

  • Chairman, Foundation Council of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (From 1998 onwords)
  • Chairman of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) (from 2001 onwords)
  • Member of the French Governement's Defence and National Security White Paper (2007-2008)
  • Member of the European Commission's Group of Personnalties on R&D for Security (2003-2004)
  • Steering Committee Member of the French Government's White Paper on Terrorism (2005-2006)
  • Member of the International Commission on the Balkans (2004-2006)
  • Member of the French Civil Defence Committee
  • Adviser to the French Foreign Ministry Planning Staff
  • Member of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce


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