Pascal Lamy

Pascal Lamy

President - Paris Peace Forum

Pascal Lamy is President of the Paris Peace Forum and Chair of Brunswick Europe. He shares his other activities between the Jacques Delors network (Paris, Berlin, Bruxelles), the presidency of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics, the presidency of the French Committee of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) and as well as various mandates or missions related to international affairs. He is also Europe Chair of Brunswick, President of the Board of Directors of the Musiciens du Louvre (Orchestra of Marc Minkowski), member of the Board of Directors of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Transparency International France, the Center on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) and IFPRI; adviser to Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA) and to the World Trade Board, member of the Advisory Boards of Transparency International, the Oxford Martin School and member of the Alpbach forum advisory Board. He is an Affiliate Professor at HEC and at the China International Business School (CEIBS Shanghaï) and CEPR Distinguished Fellow. He is currently also a member of the Orientation Committee of the Colbert Foundation and a member of the Beijing Forum Advisory Council.

From September 2005 to August 2013, Pascal Lamy served for two consecutive terms as Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).  A committed European and member of the French Socialist party, he was Chief of Staff for the President of the European Commission, Jacques Delors from 1985 to 1994. He then joined Credit Lyonnais as CEO until 1999, before returning to Brussels as European Trade Commissioner until 2004. Mr. Lamy holds degrees from HEC School of Management, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP) and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA).