Dr Sébastien TreyerExecutive Director of IDDRI-Sciences Po

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Dr Sébastien Treyer is the Executive Director of IDDRI (Sciences Po), a research institute on sustainable development and international relations. He is a specialist in foresight for public policies and international negotiations on sustainable development. A civil servant of the French ministries of Agriculture and Environment, Dr Treyer has been in charge of foresight at the French ministry for the Environment, and has also coordinated the Agrimonde Foresight exercise (How to feed the world in 2050?), before joining IDDRI as Executive Director in 2010.

He has played an active role at the interface between science and policy and in scientific programming for the European Commission, the French National Research Agency as well as for regional scale administrations such as the Seine Normandy Water Agency. He is currently Chairman of the Scientific and Technical Committee of the French Global Environment Facility (FFEM) and a member of the Lead Faculty of the Earth System Governance Network.

Dr Treyer is a graduate from top French engineering schools Ecole Polytechnique and AgroParisTech, and he holds a PhD in environment management from AgroParisTech. He speaks French, English, German, Spanish and Arabic.

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