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Speaker Function
fonction occupée lors de leur dernière présence à la Cité
Edition
André BABEAU Directeur général du centre de recherche sur l'Epargne 1998 Paris
Jean-Pierre BABELON Directeur du Domaine de Versailles 1994 Paris
Gilles BABINET Digital champion for the European Commission 2017 Paris
Lauren BACALL Actress 1990 Paris
Nicole BACHARAN Historian 2006 Paris
Bernard BACHELIER Director, FARM 2008 Paris
Roselyne BACHELOT MP, Maine et Loire 2000 Paris
Christophe de BACKER Managing director, HSBC France 2010 Paris
Robert BADINTER Laywer, senator 2008 Paris
Gérard BAFFOY Notary 2006 Paris
Pénélope BAGIEU Illustrator and cartoonist 2014 Paris
Jean-Paul BAILLY CEO Group La Poste 2008 Paris
Maud BAILLY Chief Digital Officer at AccorHotels 2017 Paris
Philippe BAILLY DGA de l'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel 1999 Marseille
Georges BALANDIER Sociologist 2003 Lille
Christopher BALDELLI Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board in charge of Radio and Information of the M6 Group 2017 Paris
Edouard BALLADUR Prime Minister 1994 Paris
Patrick BALLARIN Directeur du Marketing et des Etudes de France Télévision Publicité 1999 Marseille
Francis BALLE Professor, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) 2000 Paris
Dominique BALMARY Counsellor of State 2006 Paris
Françoise BANAT-BERGER Director of the Archives Nationales 2017 Paris
Guillaume BAPST Chairman, Association Nationale Des Epiceries Solidaires 2014 Paris
Emmanuelle BARBARA Partner and managing partner, August Debouzy 2017 Paris
Philippe BARBARIN Archbishop of Lyon 2012 Paris
Didier BARBE Vice President, Global Influencer Engagement, IBM Corporation 2017 Paris
Geneviève BARBIER Médecin, membre du Syndicat de la médecine générale 2003 Lyon
Patricia BARBIZET CEO of Artémis 2017 Paris
Fabrice BARDECHE Vice-president Ionis Education Group 2008 Paris
Thierry BARIL Chief HR Officer Airbus Group & Airbus 2014 Paris
Michel BARNIER European Commissioner 2003 Lyon
François BAROIN President of the Association des Maires de France 2017 Paris
Enrique BARON-CRESPO President European Parliament 1990 Paris
Françoise BARRE-SINOUSSI Director, Retrovirus Biology Unit, Institut Pasteur 2000 Paris
Raymond BARRE Former Prime Minister, economist 2003 Lyon
Arthur BARRON Chairman Time Warner International 1994 Paris
Jacques BARROT Membre du Conseil Constitutionnel 2010 Paris
Yves BARSALOU Chairman, Caisse nationale de Crédit Agricole 1994 Paris
Delphine BATHO Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy 2012 Paris
Laurent BATSCH Président de l'Université Paris-Dauphine 2010 Paris
Jean BAUBEROT Honorary President, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes en Sorbonne, Holder of the pulpit "History and sociology of the secularism" 2006 Paris
Philippe BAUDILLON Chairman Clear Channel France 2008 Paris
Dominique BAUDIS The French defender of the rights 2012 Paris
Nathalie de BAUDRY D'ASSON Chief Editor, Revue des Deux Mondes 2000 Paris
Alain BAUER Criminologist 2006 Paris
Michel BAUER Sociologist 1994 Paris
Etienne-Emile BAULIEU Member of the Institut de France, Unit Director at INSERM (National Institute for Health and Medical Research), Professor at the Collège de France 2003 Lille
Jacques BAUMEL Mayor of the City Rueil Malmaison 1994 Paris
Eugen BAVCAR Photographer 1997 Marseille
Nicolas BAVEREZ Laywer, essayist 2014 Paris
François BAYROU Education minister 1994 Paris
Marine de BAZELAIRE Sustainable director HSBC France and director of the HSBC Foundation for Education 2017 Paris
Sébastien BAZIN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Accor group 2014 Paris
Alain BAZOT President, UFC-Que Choisir 2006 Paris
Vinciane BEAUCHENE Principal at The Boston Consulting Group 2017 Paris
Jacques BEAUCHET Member of the board of directors, Groupe Carrefour 2006 Paris
Claude BEAU Public Prosecutor, Trial Court, Paris 2008 Paris
Gilbert BEAUX Administrateur de sociétés, membre du conseil économique et social 1992 Paris
Claude BEBEAR Chairman AXA 1989 Paris
Laurent BECCARIA Director, Editions des Arènes 2003 Lyon
Jérôme BEDIER General Secretary, Carrefour Group and Chairman of the Carrefour Foundation 2014 Paris
Frédérique BEDOS Founder of Le Projet Imagine, journalist 2017 Paris
Jean-Louis BEFFA CEO Saint Gobain 1992 Paris
François BEGAUDEAU Writer 2014 Paris
Charles BEIGBEDER CEO Poweo 2006 Paris
Frédéric BEIGBEDER Writer 2008 Paris
Gérard BEKERMAN President of Afer 2017 Paris
Philippe BELAVAL Director, Archives de France 1999 Marseille
Frédérique BEL 2014 Paris
Souhayr BELHASSEN President, International Federation for human rights 2008 Paris
Philippe BELIN Vice-Président Marketing Communication de Netgem 2000 Paris
François BELLANGER Director of Transit City 2012 Paris
Bernard BELLETANTE Dean Euromed Marseilles 2004 Marseille
Pierre BELLON Chairman, Sodexho Alliance 2004 Marseille
Dominique BELPOMME Cancerologist, president of ARTAC 2006 Paris
Anne BELVEZE Senior partner, Mazars Russia 2012 Paris
BEN Artist 2010 Paris
Slimane BENAISSA Author 1997 Marseille
Akrame BENALLAL Chef, founder of the group Akrame Power 2017 Paris
Shlomo BEN AMI Member of the Parliament of Israel 2002 Paris
Esther BENBASSA Directrice d'études à l'Ecole pratique des Hautes Etudes, Sorbonne 2008 Paris
Carlo de BENEDETTI Chairman, Cerus 1990 Paris
Gérard BENETEAU Priest 2012 Paris
Luciano BENETTON Chairman, Benetton 1989 Paris
Alain BENICHOU Chairman of IBM France 2014 Paris
Grégory BÉNICHOU Philosopher, writer 2002 Paris
Marie-Hélène BENSADOUN Partner, August Debouzy 2017 Paris
Alain BENTOLILA Scientific adviser, Observatoire national de la lecture (French Reading Observatory) 2010 Paris
Pierre BEREGOVOY Prime Minister 1992 Paris
Pervenche BERES European Deputy 2008 Paris
Pierre BERGE President, Foundation Pierre Bergé Yves Saint Laurent 2008 Paris
Vincent BERGER Research supervisorat the CEA 2017 Paris
Daniel BERNARD Chairman Carrefour 2003 Lille
Jean BERNARD Doctor of medicine 2000 Paris
Gilles BERNHEIM France’s Grand Rabbi 2012 Paris
Louis BERREUR CEO Nodal Consultants 2000 Paris
Olivier BERTHE Chairman of Les Restos du Coeur 2012 Paris
Jean BERTHEZENE Associate manager, BDDP Corporate 2000 Paris
Alexandre BERTHON-DUMURGIER Professor, School G. Monod at Vitry 2008 Paris
Marie-Noëlle BESANCON Psychiatrist, Chairman of the foundation « Les invités au festin » 2012 Paris
Jean-Michel BESNIER Member of the committee of ethics and precaution of INRA 2006 Paris
Charles-Henri BESSEYRE DES HORTS Professeur Associé HEC Paris 2010 Paris
Mélanie BETANCOURT Ingrid Betancourt's daughter 2003 Lyon
Jean BEUNARDEAU CEO HSBC France 2017 Paris
Hervé BIAUSSER CEO of CentraleSupélec 2017 Paris
Marie-Aimée BICH-DUFOUR Assistant Director of BIC and President of the Fondation BIC 2017 Paris
Gonzalve BICH Chief Operating Officer - COO 2017 Paris
Bernard BIGOT CEA Chairman 2014 Paris
Enki BILAL Cartoonist 2003 Lille
Raphaële BILLETDOUX Writer 2003 Lyon
Jacques BIOT President of the Ecole Polytechnique 2017 Paris
Manfred BISCHOFF Chairman of the Board of EADS 2006 Paris
Christian BLANC Chairman Air France 1996 Paris
Yves BLANCHARD Chairman CAA 2000 Paris
Christian BLANCKAERT Chairman International Affairs Hermès 2008 Paris
Jean-Michel BLANQUER Dean of ESSEC Business School 2014 Paris
Pierre BLAYAU Chairman Moulinex 1997 Marseille
Gérard BLEANDONU Head of the child Psychiatrist Specialized Centre, Savoie 2003 Lyon
Luc BLERIOT Managing director Valéo 2003 Lyon
Gonzague de BLIGNIERES Co-founder of Raise Inc. 2017 Paris
W. Michael BLUMENTHAL Chairman, Unisys Corp 1989 Paris
Remo BODEI Philosopher, professor University of Pisa 2002 Paris
Henri de BODINAT Chairman, Sony Music Entertainment France 1994 Paris
Gilles BOEUF Biologist, professor at the University Pierre-et-Marie-Curie 2017 Paris
Ricardo BOFILL Architect 2001 Marseille
Christian BOIRON President Boiron Laboratory 2003 Lyon
Danis BOIS Professor, Modern University of Lisbon 2008 Paris
Sophie BOISSARD Director General of the Korian Group 2017 Paris
Christian de BOISSIEU Chairman of the Council of Economic Analysis 2010 Paris
Jean BOISSONNAT Membre du Conseil de la Politique Monétaire de la Banque de France 1994 Paris
Jean-Claude BOLOGNE Historian 2008 Paris
John BOND Chairman HSBC Group 2000 Paris
Bruno BONDUELLE President of APILM (Agency for the International Development of Lille Metropolis) 2003 Lille
Pascal BONIFACE Director, French Institute of International and Strategic Relations (IRIS) 2006 Paris
Emma BONINO European Commissioner 1998 Paris
Michel BON Chairman France Telecom 2000 Paris
Bruno BONNELL Chairman, Infogrames 1996 Paris
Jean-Marc BORELLO Generale Delegate, Group SOS 2012 Paris
François BORNIBUS President Lenovo EMEA 2017 Paris
Dalil BOUBAKEUR Rector of the Muslim Institute of the Paris Mosque 2003 Lille
Patrick BOUCHAIN Architect, constructor 2010 Paris
Mounir BOUCHENAKI Sous-directeur général de l'UNESCO pour la culture, directeur de la division héritage culturel de l'UNESCO 2000 Paris
Alexandre BOUCHEROT CEO and founder of Ulule 2014 Paris
Paul BOUCHET Chairman, ATD Quart-Monde 1999 Marseille
Patrick BOUGAMONT CEO Impression Directe 2003 Lille
Daniel BOUGNOUX Professeur de sciences de la communication à l'IEP de Grenoble 1998 Paris
Allain BOUGRAIN DUBOURG Journalist 2008 Paris
Noureddine BOUKROUH Ministre des PME à PMI de la République Démocratique et Populaire Algérienne 2000 Paris
Jean-Claude BOULET Chairman, BDDP Group 1990 Paris
Michaël BOUMENDIL Musical designer, founder of Sixième Son 2017 Paris
Patrick BOURDET CEO AREVA Med, author 2014 Paris
Dominique BOURG Philosopher 2012 Paris
Frank BOURNOIS General director of the ESCP Europe 2017 Paris
Eric BOUSTOULLER CEO Microsoft France, vice-president Microsoft International 2008 Paris
Malek BOUTIH Chairman SOS Racisme 1999 Marseille
Michel BOUTINARD ROUELLE Chairman Havas Média Communication 1998 Paris
Boutros BOUTROS-GHALI Former Secretary General of the United Nations, former Secretary General of International Organisation of French-speaking Countries 2003 Lille
Philippe BOUTRY President of the University Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne 2014 Paris
Nicolas BOUZOU Economist, director and founder of Asterès 2017 Paris
Rémi BOYER Human Resources Director of the Korian Group 2017 Paris
Luc de BRABANDERE Senior Advisor BCG 2014 Paris
Antoine BRACCHI Chairman, Ernst & Young Group 1990 Paris
Damien BRAC DE LA PERRIERE Notary 2003 Lyon
Eric BRAC DE LA PERRIERE Managing Director Eco-emballages 2012 Paris
Olivier BRACHET Director, forum for refugees 2003 Lyon
Bernard BRAGARD Writer 2001 Marseille
André BRAHIC Astrophysicist, professor at the Paris Diderot University and at CEA Saclay 2014 Paris
Alexandre BRAILOWSKY Director of Social Engineering, Suez Environnement 2012 Paris
Richard BRANSON Chairman Virgin Group 1990 Paris
Patrick BRAOUEZEC Mayor of Saint-Denis 1994 Paris
Rony BRAUMAN Doctor of medicine, former president « Doctors Without Borders » 2008 Paris
Catherine BRECHIGNAC Managing director French Centre for Scientific Research 1998 Paris
Philippe BRETON Researcher to the French Centre for Scientific Research 2006 Paris
Thierry BRETON Directeur de la stratégie et du développement de Bull 1994 Paris
Hubert BRIN Président de l'Union nationale des allocations familiales 1998 Paris
Gilles BROCHEN managing director Group Les Echos 1996 Paris
Marc BRODIN Président du Conseil scientifique de la Caisse nationale d'assurance maladie 2004 Marseille
Ofer BRONCHTEIN Président fondateur du Forum pour la paix et la réconciliation au Moyen-Orient 2004 Marseille
Tim BROOKS Vice-President, Environmental Responsibility and Sustainable Materials, the LEGO Group 2017 Paris
Derek BROWN Director of the Collection Guide Rouge Michelin 2003 Lille
Richard BROWN Chief Executive Officer of Eurostar 2003 Lille
Pascal BRUCKNER Writer 2002 Paris
Michel BRUGIERE Managing director "Doctors without Borders" 2006 Paris
Jean-Louis BRUGUIERE Antiterrorist magistrate, first Vice-President County Court of Paris 2004 Marseille
Charlotte BRUN Présidente du Mouvement des jeunes socialistes 2003 Lyon
Didier BRUN Vice-président, directeur du développement et des médias de l'International Herald Tribune 2000 Paris
Claude BRUNET CEO, Groupe Ford France 2000 Paris
Bernard BRUNHES President France Initiative 2008 Paris
Benoît BRUNOT Development and Projects Director of SNCF Gares & Connexions 2017 Paris
Jacques BUNGERT Co-president of Courrèges 2014 Paris
Ruth Ann BURNS Directrice du département éducation de la chaîne "Thirteen" à New-York 1994 Paris
Laurent BUSINE Director of the Museum of Contemporary Arts of the French Community of Belgium, Head Lecturer at the Free University of Brussels 2003 Lille
Philippe BUSQUIN European Commissioner for Research 2003 Lille
Howard BUTEN Writer 2000 Paris
Edward BYRNE President and Principal of the King's College London 2017 Paris