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Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee, main pillar of the Institute, meets up to twice a year in Paris to discuss current issues concerning France-Turkey-European Union relations. Since the Scientific Committee's establishment in 2009, the co-presidence had been held by Henri de Castries, Chairman and CEO of AXA Management Board, until the end of 2013 and Kemal Derviş,Vice-President of Brookings Institution and Advisor to the Sabancı University, until the end of 2015. The Scientific Committee is currently co-chaired N. Ümit Boyner, Member of Board of Directors, Boyner Group since 2016 and by Augustin de Romanet, Chairman & CEO, Groupe ADP who has succeded in January 2018 to Anne Lauvergeon (2013-2017).

Nazlı Ümit Boyner
Co-president of the scientific committee
Member of Board of Directors of Boyner Group, Vice President, TUSIAD High Advisory Council, Former President of TUSIAD (2010-2013)
Augustin de Romanet
Co-president of the scientific committee
Chairman & CEO, Groupe ADP
Alexandre Adler
Historian, journalist
Lucien Arkas
Chairman of Board of Directors, Arkas Holding
Serap Atan
Research Projects Manager, IPAG Business School
Former Director, Institut du Bosphore (2009-2016)
Ahmet Aykaç
Pekin Baran
President of Denizcilik A.S
Joachim Bitterlich
Ambassador (ret), Professor at ESCP Europe Paris
Yavuz Canevi
Executive Chairman of Turkish Economy Bank / BNP Paribas
Hélène Conway-Mouret
French Senator
Former Minister
Henri de Castries
Former Chairman and CEO of AXA Management Board (2000-2016)
Béatrice de Clermont Tonnerre
Board Member, Hürriyet and Klepierre
Alain de Savigny
Writer, historian
Alain Delcamp
Honorary Secretary General, French Senate,
Vice-president, French Association of Constitutionnalists
Kemal Derviş
Advisor, Sabanci University
Vice-President, Brookings Institution
Laurence Dumont
Deputy, Secretary of the Foreign Affairs Committee, French National Assembly
Oya Eczacıbaşı
Chair of the Board, Istanbul Modern Art Museum
Claude Fischer
Director, ASCPE-Les Entretiens Européens
Honorary President, Confrontations Europe
Stéphane Fouks
Vice President, Havas Group;
Executive Co-Chairman, Havas Worldwide;
CEO, Havas Worldwide France
Nilufer Gole
Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS)
Bernard Guetta
Journalist, Columnist
Elisabeth Guigou
Former Deputy, Former minister
Nedim Gürsel
Writer, Lecturer of contemporary Turkish literature at the Sorbonne and Director of research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Jean-Pierre Jouyet
Ambassador of France to the United Kingdom
Former General Secretary of the Elysee
Alain Juppé
Former French Prime Minister (1995-1997)
Former French minister of foreign affairs (2011-2012)
Rıza Kadılar
Senior Country Manager & Representative for Turkey, Natixis
President, EMCC (European Mentoring & Coaching Council)
Aldo Kaslowski
Chairman, Organic Holding
Simone Kaslowski
CEO, Organik Kimya
Vice-President of Board of Directors, TUSIAD
Leader of Global Relations and the EU Rundtable, TUSIAD
Catherine Lalumière
President, Maison de l'Europe de Paris,
Former Minister,
Former Secretary General, Council of Europe (1989-1994)
Anne Lauvergeon
Founding President, ALP
Independent Baord Member, Koç Holding
Pierre Lellouche
Former Deputy, Former Minister
Gérard Mestrallet
Chairman of the Board of Directors, ENGIE
Thierry de Montbrial
Executive Chairman of the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI)
Pierre Moscovici
European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
Soli Özel
Professor of International Relations, Kadir Has University
Alain Richard
French Senator
Former Minister
Güler Sabancı
Chairwoman, Sabancı Holding
Mustafa Sani Şener
Board Member and President & CEO, TAV Holding
Bernard Soulage
Administrator, Transparency International
Secretary General, Climate Chance
Catherine Tasca
Former Senator
Former Minister
Haluk Tukel
Advisor to the President, Sütaş
Founder president,Institut du Bosphore (2009-2011)
Füsun Türkmen
Professor and Chair, Department of International Relations
Chairholder, Senghor Chair of Francophony
Galatasaray University
Sinan Ülgen
Chairman of the Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM)
Denis Verret
President, DV-Conseil
Wilfried Verstraete
Chairman of the Board of Management, Euler Hermes
Muharrem Yılmaz
President, Sütaş
Former President of TUSIAD (2013-2014)

Institut du Bosphore pays tribute to the memory of Mustafa V. Koç, Chairman of Koc Holding, Institut du Bosphore member who has actively supported the Institute until his death.

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