President, Tocqueville Fondation
Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville is a lawyer and has been a partner with the Gide firm, a leading international Paris based firm, since 1993. He studied political sciences and law in Paris and in the United States and is admitted to the Paris and New York bars. Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville specialises in banking and financial matters.
He is active in projects promoting the heritage of Alexis de Tocqueville on democracy and human rights, and works on initiatives involving American philanthropy in Europe, in particular joint transatlantic projects in the field of philanthropy. He is in particular founder and President of the Tocqueville Foundation (sous égide de la Fondation Entreprendre) and of United Way Tocqueville in Paris.