Sébastien is Democracy, Elections and European Institutions Adviser for the Kofi Annan Foundation. He leads the project “Reaffirming West Africa’s commitment to democracy and elections with integrity."
Sébastien provides policy advice and operational assistance to the Foundation on other projects and activities linked to democracy and elections and liaises with the European Commission in support of the Foundation’s activities. Prior to his advisory role, Sébastien was Head of Elections and Democracy at the Foundation.
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.