François Lafond

Former researcher at the Jacques Delors Institute (1999-2003)

François Lafond was a researcher at the Jacques Delors Institute from 1999 to 2003. A graduate of the Institut d’études politiques of Grenoble, he
completed master degree courses (DEAs) inlaw and public administration,
political science and European studies and undertook a periodof training
at the Commission of the European Communities (DG XII) before being
appointed to the Délégation générale Rhône-Alpes in Brussels in 1992. He
then won a Lavoisier grant to conduct research into biomedical ethics in
Europe at the department of political and social sciences of the
European University Institute (EUI) in Florence from 1992 to 1995. He
was subsequently a research associate at the EUI’s Robert Schuman Centre
and European Forum from 1995 to 1999. at the Jacques Delors Institute, he was responsible
for European issues related to political management of risks in the
light of new scientific and technological progress, and also monitored
Italian politics.