THE CRANS MONTANA FORUM’S
ORGANISATION

PRESIDENCY

HRH Prince Jean de Luxembourg

Co-founder & Co-chair 
of the
WDA World Diplomatic Academy

Amb. Jean-Paul Carteron

Chairman & Founder

Mr. Borut Pahor

President of Slovenia (2012-2022)
Co-chair of the
WDA World Diplomatic Academy

MANAGEMENT

Mr. Rayan Mellah

Secretary General
Head of Staff

STRATEGIC VISION

AFRICAN WOMEN’S FORUM

Mrs. Irina Bokova
President
Director General of UNESCO 
(2009-2017)

SCIENTIFIC BOARD

Pfr. Daniel Warner
President

AFRICAN AFFAIRS

Mr. Alpha Barry
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Burkina Faso (2016-2021)

SIDS & LDC

Mrs. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
President of Mauritius
(2015-2018)
Ambassador of the
WDA World Diplomatic Academy

NORTH-SOUTH COOPERATION

Mr. Jean-Marie Bockel
Former MP, Senator & Vice-Minister for Trade, International Cooperation, Francophonie, Defence then Veterans (France)

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Mr. Alain Le Roy
Ambassadeur de France
Secretary General, Service européen pour l’action extérieure (2015-2016)
Dep.Secretary General of United Nations (2008-2011)

MARITIME AFFAIRS

Mr. Hervé Deiss
Rédacteur en Chef
Ports & Corridors

STRATEGIC AFFAIRS

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Benin
(2016-2023)
Former Dep. Secretary General
United Nations

FINANCIAL AFFAIRS

Mr. Christoph Hoffmeister
Partner
Marigny Capital

DIPLOMATIC AFFAIRS
INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANCY

Mr. Bernardino Regazzoni
Ambassador of Switzerland (2002-2022)

WORKING TOGETHER

Mr. Jean-Marc Comini 

Global Events Operations

Mr. Claude Medori 

TICs, Corporate Communication
Social networks

Ms Carol Le Clech

Events staff management

Mr. Nicolas Laurent

Events technical management

Mr. Yanis Makhlouf

Strategic Research