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Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer is GMF’s senior vice president for geostrategy and a member of its executive team. Her areas of expertise include geopolitics, transatlantic relations, US and French foreign policies, and European affairs. She is also the managing director of Transatlantic Trends, GMF’s annual flagship publication, and of GMF’s Business Alliance, a platform for companies to gain access to the organization’s expertise. She served as GMF’s Paris office director and as a senior fellow until September 2022. 

Before joining GMF, de Hoop Scheffer held several positions in the French government and academia, and as an advisor to international organizations. She was from 2009 to 2011 a senior advisor for US foreign policy and transatlantic relations on the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ policy planning staff. She was also, from 2010 to 2013, an advisor to NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) as part of the Next Generation Advisory Panel.