🇪🇪 My latest full-time position (2016-2018) was a 2-year mission in Tallinn to create and shape the position of Digital Attaché for the French Institute and the French Embassy to Estonia.
My responsibility consisted in enhancing bilateral cooperation by engaging decision makers and civil society actors on political and ethical issues of innovation, and rolling out a strategy of online influence towards local influencers and the general public for the French Institute of Estonia.
Working for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the most digitally avanced nation that is Estonia made me learn a lot about the future of institutions, democracy and diplomacy.
📇 I have also been working as a freelance consultant in Public Affairs, helping innovative companies take part in the conversations about the future of their industry.
In August 2018 I launched the monthly read 📩 , a personal newsletter where I recommend and comment quality content from media or blogs that helped me shape my understanding of tech & politics. 👉 Subscribe or find all the previous issues on my Medium page!
and have been involved in the open government and civic tech scenes in France and Estonia.
🇫🇷 I co-founded in 2015 the French chapter of DemocracyOS, a global movement born in Argentina that promotes an open source tool for more inclusive models of governance.
DemocracyOS France is now a major actor of Code for France (ex- Open Democracy Now), the most effervescent activist network in France dedicated to promoting digital commons and open source software for democratic innovation and social good.
🇪🇪 While in Tallinn, I was by the side of Open Knowledge Estonia when it emerged as the organization that would structure Estonian activism in favor of open data and e-democracy. OKEE is now working hand in hand with the Estonian government to enhance its open data policy.
As a French rapper put it, I want to go around my planet like the rings of Saturn.