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.