Thierry Vircoulon

Director, International Crisis Group

BIOGRAPHY

Thierry Vircoulon graduated from the French Public Management Institute (ENA) and the Institute for Political Studies in Paris. He holds a masters degree in Political Science from Sorbonne University. He has previously worked for the French Foreign Ministry and the European Commission, notably in South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo. In addition to being the Central Africa project director for the International Crisis Group, he is teaching security issues in Sub-Saharan Africa in the Institute for Political Studies in Paris. He is based in Nairobi (Kenya) and most of his work is focusing on governance, natural resources and conflicts.

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