Director, French Institute of International Relations
Thomas Gomart was appointed director of the French Institute of International Relations after serving as director of strategic development from 2010 to 2015 and founding and directing IFRI’s Russia / NIS Center from 2004 to 2013. Thomas Gomart holds a PhD in the History of International Relations from Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and an EMBA from HEC (Paris). Prior to joining IFRI, Mr Gomart worked at Marne-la-Vallée University (1996-1999) and for the French Ministry of Defence. He has also been Lavoisier fellow at the State Institute of international relations (MGIMO – Moscow, 2001), visiting fellow at the Institute of Security Studies (European Union – Paris, 2002), and Marie Curie fellow at the Department of War Studies (King’s College – London, 2003).