Board of Trustees > Jean-François Hébert, new member representing the French Minister for Culture

Jean-François Hébert © Ministère de la Culture / Thibaut Chapotot

Jean-François Hébert has been appointed an ex officio member, representing the French Ministry of Culture on the Board of Trustees of the Fondation Napoléon, replacing Philippe Belaval, who has been called away to other duties.

Jean-François Hébert has a degree in public law and is a graduate of the Institut d’études politiques de Paris and the École nationale d’administration (Promotion Droits de l’homme). He is chief advisor to the Cour des comptes and has been director general of heritage and architecture at the French Ministry of Culture since March 2021.

From 2009 to 2020, he was president of the Château de Fontainebleau. He was also  of the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie from 2002 to 2007, and chaired the “Association de préfiguration de la Maison de l’histoire de France” from 2009 to 2011.

Jean-François Hébert is an Officer of the Légion d’Honneur, an Officer of the Ordre national du Mérite, a Knight of the Palmes académiques and a Commander of Arts et lettres.

Online: 25 January 2024.

25 January 2024.