About the Participants
Eric Chevallier is a medical doctor and
graduated in political science and public policy from the Institut
d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. His main fields of expertise and experience
are crisis management, post-conflict reconstruction, human security,
and public health.
Dr. Chevallier was a member of the creating
team of UNAIDS, the joint UN program on AIDS, and executive director
of AMI, an international medical NGO, before joining the French
Ministry of Health in 1999. He was for four years an adviser and
then special adviser to Health Minister Bernard Kouchner, and he
was in charge of setting up the French plan against bioterrorism,
Biotox. He was also special adviser to Dr. Kouchner as head of the
UN mission in Kosovo.
Eric Chevallier is currently coordinating
a team within the French administration working on interministerial
monitoring of international crisis and conflicts. He is also vice-chair
of NATO Joint Medical Committee and a lecturer on crisis management
and post-conflict reconstruction in various European universities
Dr. Chevallier contributes to Atlantic
Storm only in his own personal capacity.