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Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Gallon Interviewed in Institut Montaigne on Donald Trump’s First Year in Office

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In the News by Jérémie Gallon

Fri, Dec 16, 2016

Will France stem the tide of populism?

As France looks ahead to its 2017 presidential elections, one of many elections throughout Europe next year, the electorate’s decision will set the tone for the future of Europe, either encouraging or halting the spread of populism throughout the transatlantic community, said an expert on French public policy. In introductory remarks at an event at […]

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Tue, Dec 13, 2016

Spotlight France: Europe’s swing state

France’s geopolitical power in Europe is unique. It combines a positive legacy of global leadership, a rich diplomatic network, universal aspirations, global military reach, cultural influence, and economic heft. The authors, Atlantic Council Senior Fellows Jérémie Gallon and Jeff Lightfoot, of this paper, “France: Europe’s Swing State: Foreign Policy Begins at Home,” argue that France […]

Issue Brief by Jérémie Gallon and Jeff Lightfoot

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Jérémie Gallon is a nonresident senior fellow for the Future Europe Initiative at the Atlantic Council. He specializes in France, the European Union, and transatlantic affairs.

Jérémie Gallon is Managing Director of Amcham France.

Prior to joining Amcham France, Jérémie was senior political advisor to the Ambassador of the EU to the United States. In this position, he covered UN affairs, multilateral and global governance affairs, migration issues, and international human rights.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Gallon was a lawyer at Davis Polk & Wardwell where he developed a practice in public and private mergers and acquisitions, as well as related litigation. Mr. Gallon worked on numerous transactions in the defense and energy sectors, in particular as legal counsel to the French State. Most recently, Mr. Gallon worked for the World Bank in Serbia.

In his previous positions, Mr. Gallon worked as research assistant to the former EU Trade Commissioner Mr. Karel de Gucht at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University. He was also involved in the coordination of the B20 and the L20, the international business and labour summits held for the first time in parallel in Cannes during the G20 French Presidency.

Mr. Gallon regularly publishes op-eds in French top-tier media such as Le Figaro or L’Obs.

Mr. Gallon graduated from Harvard Law School (LLM), University Paris I Pantheon-La Sorbonne (JD), and earned his MA from HEC Paris. He is also a former student of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, China. He is a member of the Paris Bar.