President and Chief Executive Officer
International Crisis Group (ICG)
1989-93, Director, Policy Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France; Ambassador to Western European Union; Chairman, French Institute of Higher Defence Studies. 2000-08, Undersecretary-General, United Nations: longest tenure as head; led biggest expansion of peacekeeping. 2012, Deputy Joint Special Envoy to Syria. Since September 2014, President and Chief Executive Officer, International Crisis Group. Former Director, Center for International Conflict Resolution, Columbia University. Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution. Chairman of the Board, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Geneva; Member of the Board, European Council on Foreign Relations. Author, End of the Nation State (1993), The Fog of Peace (2015). Recipient: Officier de la Légion d'Honneur; Commander's Cross, German Order of Merit.