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Arnaud Teyssier © DR


Arnaud Teyssier has been appointed representative of the French Ministère de l’Intérieur on the Board of Trustees of the Fondation Napoléon as a replacement for the Prefect Jean-Michel Mehnert, who passed away on 20 June 2019.

Arnaud Teyssier was born on 22 December 1958, and studied at the prestigious institutions, ENS Ulm and l’ENA. He is Inspector General of the French Administration and Associate Professor at the ENS. He was Conseiller in Philippe Séguin’s cabinet, President of the French parliament, the Assemblée nationale, (1995-1997), Director of the Centre d’études et de prospective at the Ministère de l’Intérieur (2003-2008), and President of the ENA alumni association  (Association des anciens élèves de l’ENA) (1999-2011). He is Director of Prép’ENA Paris I/ENS, where he teaches a course entitled “Questions contemporaines”; he is technical consultant to Futuribles, and trustee at the Institut d’études avancées in Nantes. He was in charge of the creation of the Livre blanc for state reform (on the occasion of the fiftieth aniversary of l’ENA in 1995), he was co-rapporteur of the Parliamentary Research Project Lazerges-Balduyck for the prevention of delinquency amongst young people (Documentation française, 1998) and co-author of a recent report commissioned by the French Prime Minister on “l’encadrement supérieur et dirigeant de l’État” (2014). He has written several recent reports on relations between the state and religions. Since 2017, he has presided over the Academic Council of the Fondation Charles de Gaulle .

He is also an historian Historien who has written many books, notably: Le Premier Empire 1804-1815, in the series « Histoire politique de la France » published by Pygmalion, 2000, Lyautey, Perrin, 2004, Charles Péguy, Perrin, 2008, Louis-Philippe, le dernier roi des Français, Perrin, 2010, l’Histoire politique de la Vème République, Perrin, 2011, Richelieu, l’aigle et la colombe, Perrin, 2014, Philippe Séguin, le remords de la droite, Perrin, 2017, et De Gaulle 1969, Perrin, 2019.

Online 28 November 2019