Benjamin Haddad is an expert on European politics and transatlantic relations. Prior to joining the Atlantic Council, he was a research fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington DC. He has advocated for transatlantic unity in the face of Russian aggression, for greater European responsibility and for European investment in strategic issues. His book “Paradise Lost: Europe in the World of Trump” argues for greater European unity in a world of new challenges and threats.
He published in Foreign Affairs, The American Interest, Foreign Policy, the Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, Le Figaro, Politique Etrangère and is a frequent guest on France 24, BFM, CBC, CNN, Fox News and NPR.
In 2017, Haddad was the Washington DC representative of Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche movement. A graduate of Sciences Po Paris, where he earned a master’s degree in international relations, and of HEC with a master’s degree in financial economics, Haddad taught international relations at Sciences Po.
He was elected member of the French Parliament for the majority party “La République en Marche” in Paris in June 2022.