Yves Bertoncini has been Director of the Jacques Delors Institute since April 2011.
He assists the President in his activities, directs the team and is responsible for managing its work programme. He also takes part in the Jacques Delors Institute’s research activities, focusing in particular on questions of European politics and institutions, and on issues relating to democracy, citizenship and mobility.
He is an Administrator at the European Commission, where he has worked at the Directorates-General “Education, Training, Youth” and “Regional Policy”. Previously, he also worked in the office of the French Prime Minister with responsibility for research on Europe at the Centre d’Analyse Stratégique (2006-09), and as adviser to the Secretary-General of European Affairs (2010-2011).
He worked for the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs on the organization of the “National Dialogue for Europe” (1995-1997) and at the French embassy in Algiers (1992-93). He has also been the Head of international affairs at the French Insurance Association (2002-05).
He is the President of the Mouvement Européen - France since December 2016.
He is also an experienced educator on European issues, with past and current teaching positions at the Corps des Mines (Mines ParisTech, since 2007), the College of Europe in Bruges since 2016), the Paris Institute of Political Studies (2001-11) and the École Nationale d’Administration (2007-09). He is the author of numerous books, articles and policy papers on European issues. Yves Bertoncini holds degrees from Sciences Po Grenoble and the College of Europe in Bruges. He also studied at the IEP Paris and at the University of California in Berkeley.