Sébastien is the Head of Elections and Democracy Programme at the Kofi Annan Foundation, where he leads the work on elections in particular, and transitions in general. He has been at the Foundation since 2012.
Prior to joining Kofi Annan's team, Sébastien was an election campaign manager for a year, but most of his professional experience was earned in the field, as a delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in various countries in crisis or at war in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Sébastien is a graduate of Oxford University and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. He is a French and Swiss citizen but grew up around the world.