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Thomas Gomart

Thomas Gomart

Director, French Institute of International Relations

Dr Thomas Gomart is the director of IFRI, the French Institute of International Relations. He previously served as its vice president for strategic development (2010-2015) and the director of its Russia/NIS Centre (2004-2013). Joining IFRI in 2004, he set up the Russia/NIS centre. His academic and professional background has been closely related to the post-Soviet space, but also to wider international issues (security, energy, and digital governance). He teaches at the French Military School of Saint-Cyr (use of military power in international relations and geopolitics of energy). He regularly contributes articles to the French and the international media. As a researcher, he is currently working on Russia, digital governance, country risk, and think tanks.
Updated: August 28, 2021