Camille Grand has been the director of the Fondation pour la recherche stratégique (FRS), the leading French think tank on defense and security, since September 2008. He is also the co-founder and chair of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium since 2010, a member of the United Nations Secretary General Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters since 2014. He has served on several expert groups on the future of NATO.
Prior to Mr. Grand’s appointment as director of FRS, he was deputy director for disarmament and multilateral affairs in the directorate for strategic, security and disarmament affairs of the French ministry of foreign affairs. Previously the deputy diplomatic adviser to the French minister of defense (2002-2006). Mr. Grand was also responsible for nuclear policy and non-proliferation in the policy branch of the French MoD, and was an associate fellow in the Institut français des relations internationales.