President and Chief Executive Officer of the Development Research Institute
Professor Jean-Paul MOATTI is since 2015 the President and Director-general of the Research Institute for Substainable Development (IRD) ans since 2018 the President of the French national alliance for research on the environment, AllEnvi. He has been appointed by UN-Secretary General among 15 scientists and experts to draft the 2019 edition of the quadrennial GSDR.
After beginning his career at the nuclear security evaluation center of the CEA, Professor MOATTI has been at the head of many national scientific bodies and was a member of the national committee of the CNRS, of the governing board of Aix-Marseille University, of the Advisory Committee for Health Research to WHO Director General (2007-2011). He was also Counselor for Economic and Social Affairs of the Executive Director of the Global Fund against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (2008-2009).Jean-Paul MOATTI was granted the rank of knight of the Legion of Honour in January 2016.