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Pascal Lamy

President emeritus, Notre Europe Jacques Delors Institute

From 2005 to 2013, Pascal Lamy served for two consecutive terms as General Director of the World Trade Organization (WTO). He was Chief of Staff for the President of the European Commission, Jacques Delors from 1985 to 1994 and European Trade Commissioner from 1999-2004.

In between he was CEO of Credit Lyonnais between 1994 and 1999. Mr. Lamy holds degrees from HEC School of Management, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP) and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA).

He currently shares his activities between the think tank Jacques Delors Institute, the presidency of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics, the presidency of the Oxford Martin School Commission for Future Generations, his participation to the Global Ocean Commission and to UNAIDS as well as different subjects related to international affairs. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques of Paris and the Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company, member of the Advisory Board of Transparency International, affiliate Professor at HEC and serves as chair of the Global Agenda Council on global governance at the World Economic Forum.

In a recent poll casted by the British magazine Prospect (2014), Pascal Lamy is in the top 50 of the world’s leading thinkers.