Speaker Profiles

David Fajolles (source: www.sjtu.edu.cn)

David Fajolles

Head of Research & Prospective Department, French Ministry of Culture & Communication

David Fajolles works at the French Ministry of Culture and Communication as the head of the Research and Prospective department. Prior to this, he was responsible for the promotion of French language and local languages in the Ministry of Culture (2011).

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Delphine Borione (c)Martin Thorup Nielsen/DKI Benelux/More Europe

Delphine Borione

Deputy Secretary General for Social & Civil Affairs, Union for the Mediterranean

Delphine Borione is the Deputy Secretary General for Social and Civil Affairs of the Union of the Mediterranean.

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Diederick Paalman (c) Isabelle Arnold/More Europe

Diederik Paalman

DG Home, Deputy Head of Unit Visa, European Commission

Diederick Paalman is the Deputy Head of Unit of Visa Policy in DG Home Affairs. In this capacity he is, inter alia, in charge of negotiations of visa facilitation agreements with partner countries

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Dr. Pavol Demeš

Transatlantic Fellow German Marshall Fund Bratislava
European Cultural Foundation Advisory Board

Pavol Demeš is an internationally recognized NGO leader based in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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Elisabeth O. Sjaastad

CEO, Federation of European Film Directors

Elisabeth O. Sjaastad studied directing at the Beijing Film Academy and the Central Academy of Drama (1998-2000).
She is Chief Executive of FERA, the Federation of European Film Directors, since December 2009.

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Fabienne Bidou

Director, Zone Franche

Before joining Zone Franche, Fabienne Bidou used to work as a musical advisor at the Onda (Office National de Diffusion Artistique).

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Ferdinand Richard

President, Roberto Cimetta Fund

Ferdinand Richard is the President of the Roberto Cimetta Fund for mobility and current foundator and director of A.M.I, the National Centre for the Development of Contemporary Musics.

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Franz Fischler

President of the European Forum Alpbach, MORE EUROPE Patron

Franz Fischler, Austria´s former Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries of the European Union (EU), is the President of the European Forum Alpbach since March 2012. He also runs his own consultancy business and is a lecturer in great demand.

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Fréderic Martel

Frédéric Martel

Researcher, journalist & writer

Frédéric C. Martel is a Sociology PhD, a researcher, journalist and writer. As a journalist, he works as the anchor of one of the main French radio shows on nationally syndicated public radio, a weekly program on media and creative industries

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Gérald Grunberg

Representative of the International Relations, French National Public Library

Gérald Grunberg is the Representative for International Relations of the French National Public Library.
Read the presentation he gave in Paris here!

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