Benjamin Haddad

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 […]

Stéphanie de Tocqueville

Stéphanie de Tocqueville has studied at l’ICHEC in Bruxelles. She has worked in the banking sector for 10 years, and is now engaged in non-profit activities. She is the chair of the Association for the Alexis de Tocqueville Prize. ​

Nicolas Baverez

Economist and historian, Nicolas Baverez is a columnist in Le Point and Le Figaro and the author of several books including recently L’Alerte démocratique and Le Monde selon Tocqueville. Member of the Executive Committee of Commentary magazine and treasurer of the Société des Amis de Raymond Aron, he is also Avocat à la cour d’appel […]

Bernard Cazeneuve

Bernard Cazeneuve is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Bordeaux and works as a lawyer. He was an elected official in the Manche departement from 1994 to 2012, including being Member of Parliament and Mayor of Cherbourg. The French President François Hollande appointed him as Minister for European Affairs in 2012, Minister for […]

Vincent Montagne

Since  1991, Vincent Montagne is the President and CEO of Média-Participations and President of Syndicat National de l’Edition (French Publishers Association) since 2012. He holds a Master’s degree in Management and International Affairs from Dauphine University, Paris. He is also the President of Mage Invest, the holding of the Michelin family. ​

Françoise Melonio

Professor emeritus of Sorbonne-University and Doctor of Letters, Françoise Melonio is a specialist of Tocqueville. She has taught in secondary schools, and has been a professor at Nanterre, at the Sorbonne, and at Sciences Po. She was deputy director of the ENS (Ulm) and director of studies and schooling at Sciences Po.

François Veit

Before joining PRK Partners as equity partner, François Veit was resident partner of the Gide Loyrette Nouel office in Prague between 2000 and 2010. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and real estate. François obtained a Master of Laws degree from Harvard Law School, a master’s degree in criminal law from the University of […]

Ana Palacio

An international lawyer specializing in international and European Union law, Ana Palacio served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain (2002-2004). She was a member of the European Parliament (1994- 2002) and a member of the Spanish Parliament (2004-2006). Ana Palacio served on the Council of State of Spain (2012-2018). She is a Visiting Professor […]

Bill O’Dowd

Bill O’Dowd founded Dolphin Entertainment in 1996. With offices in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Nashville, Chicago and Boston, Dolphin is a publicly-traded independent entertainment company (NASDAQ: DLPN), with divisions dedicated to feature film, television and digital content production, and celebrity, motion picture, television, lifestyle, consumer products, food and hospitality public relations and marketing. Dolphin […]

Michael K. Hayde

Michael K. Hayde was born and raised in Compton, California. He has enjoyed and benefited from living in Southern California his entire life. In his formative years his family instilled in him traditional Irish Catholic values. He has had mentors all his life and learned at an early age the benefit of learning from those […]