Christian Stoffaës

Former member of the Cercle des économistes


Current Positions:

  • Honorary General Engineer of Mines
  • Project Manager, Energies Foundation for Africa
  • General Delegate, Mediterranean Solar Plan
  • President of the Cercle des ingénieurs-économistes
  • Honorary President and member of the Board of Directors of CEPII
  • Professor, representative for France, Getulio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro

Previous Positions:

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Centre for Prospective Studies and International Information (CEPII)
  • Director of Foresight, Director of the General Inspectorate, Director of International Relations, EDF; Advisor to the President, Réseau de transmission d’électricité (RTE)
  • Deputy Director of Electronics and Information Technology Industries, Ministry of Industry
  • Director of the Centre for Studies and Forecasting, Ministry of Industry
  • President of the Institute of the History of Industry
  • Associate Professor at the University of Paris 2-Panthéon Assas, at the University of Paris-Dauphine


  • Master in Public Policy, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government
  • Engineer from the Ecole des Mines, Paris
  • Graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris
  • Master of Science, University of Paris VI
  • Graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, Paris

Key Publications:

The Great Industrial Threat (1976), French Industrial Policy (1984), End of the World (1987),

Public Services Question d’Avenir (1995), Psychoanalysis of Anti-Liberalism (2007)

Key areas of expertise:

Regulation, international economics, industrial policy, energy