Jean-Bernard Véron is currently Chairman of the Fondation de France’s French Committee for International Solidarity and Editor-in-chief of the review Afrique Contemporaine.
Most of his professional career has been spent at Agence Française de Développement, where he held the positions of:
• Officer at the Brazzaville agency
• Officer in the Economic Studies Division
• Geographical Officer for Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea
• Geographical Officer for Madagascar, Somalia, Djibouti
• Officer in the Macroeconomic Studies Division
• Head of the Macroeconomic Studies Division
• Head of the Agricultural and Rural Development Division for Central, Eastern and Southern Africa
• Director of the Asia, Caribbean, Pacific Department
• Head of the Crisis Prevention and Post-conflict Unit
Jean-Bernard Véron graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Science (International Relations Section). He holds a DEA post-graduate diploma in Economics and a DEA post-graduate diploma in political science, as well as degrees in History, Geography, Anthropology and American Literature.