Jean Bassères

The Minister for Higher Education and Research, in agreement with the President of the Fondation nationale des sciences politiques (FNSP), has appointed Jean Bassères as the interim administrator of the FNSP and the IEP de Paris (Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris).

An alumnus of Sciences Po and a distinguished senior civil servant, Jean Bassères has dedicated his professional career to serving the State. He began his career at the Public Accounts Department, which he later headed, and then worked successively as Secretary General of the Ministry of the Economy, Head at the General Inspectorate of Finance and Managing Director of France Travail (formerly Pôle Emploi). He was also chairman of the commission responsible for reforming the Institut national du service public (INSP, formerly ENA).