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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 by Anne Lauvergeon, President, Commission “Innovation 2030”, since autumn 2013 and Nazlı Ümit Boyner, Member of Board of Directors, Boyner Group since january 2016.

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)
Anne Lauvergeon
Co-president of the scientific committee
President, Commission “Innovation 2030”
Independent Baord Member, Koç Holding
Alexandre Adler
Historian, journalist
Lucien Arkas
Chairman of Board of Directors, Arkas Holding
Serap Atan
Director, Institut du Bosphore (2009-2016), Representative in Paris, TUSIAD (2006-2016)
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
Sénatrice française
Former Minister
Jean-François Copé
President of Génération France
Henri De Castries
Former Chairman and CEO of AXA Management Board (2000-2016)
Augustin de Romanet
Chairman & CEO, Groupe ADP
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, Vice-president of the French National Assembly, Vice-president of France – Turkey Interparliamentary Friendship Group, French National Assembly
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
Deputy, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, The French National Assembly
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
General Secretary of the Elysee
Alain Juppé
Mayor of Bordeaux
Former French Prime Minister (1995-1997)
Former French minister of foreign affairs (2011-2012)
Riza Kadilar
Senior Country Manager, Natixis Turkey
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
Pierre Lellouche
Deputy, the French National Assembly
Former Minister
Thierry Mariani
Deputy, The French National Assembly
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
Ahmet Musul
Chairman, Ekol
Soli Özel
Faculty 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
French Senator
Former Minister
Haluk Tukel
Advisor to the President, Sütaş
Founder president,Institut du Bosphore (2009-2011)
Fusun Turkmen
Professor of Internationals Relations, Director of Centre for Research and Documentation on Europe (CREDE), Galatasaray University
Sinan Ulgen
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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