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DIRECTION OF THE COMMITTEES

Alexis Benlarbi - De Carvalho holds a Master's degree in History from La Sorbonne University, focusing on religious wars, as well as a Master's degree in Geopolitics and International Security from the Catholic Institute of Paris. During the latter course, he specialised in paramilitary groups, particularly in the Middle East, as well as the combat methods used by them.

He is director of the Arms Industry and New Technologies committee and responsible for industrial watch. 

Pauline Lepain first studied International and European Law, before turning to a Master 2 in Geopolitics and International Security at the Catholic Institute of Paris. Passionate about the defence and promotion of human rights, she wrote a thesis on the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war in times of conflict and its instrumentalisation as a political strategy. 

She is the director of the Human Rights committee and responsible for the geopolitical watch. 

Camille Leveillé started her university studies at the Faculty of Law of the University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, before taking a passion for geopolitics and international issues, and completed a Master 2 Geopolitics and International Security at the Catholic Institute of Paris. After a first thesis on the changes in Boko Haram's strategy, she wrote a thesis on the propaganda of Daech. 

She is the director of the Terrorism committee and responsible for the security monitoring. 

Alizée Studzinski was first attracted by Law before orienting her career towards geopolitics and international relations. She completed her Master 2 in Geopolitics and International Security at the Catholic Institute of Paris. Her thesis was on the consequences of climate change on conflict in East Africa and the Great Lakes region, based on a comparative study between Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

She is director of the Environmental Security committee and responsible for humanitarian monitoring. 

Victor Suret completed three years of preparatory classes in literature (Hypokhâgne-Khâgne) before continuing his education in the Master's programme in geopolitics at the Institut catholique de Paris. Although his dissertations focused on the arms industry in Europe, he was also interested in political philosophy and regional conflicts. 

He is the head of Werra's cartography department.

Eva Burgat holds a Master's degree in Geopolitics and International Security from the Institut Catholique de Paris and a Master's degree in Strategy and Economic Intelligence from the Ecole de Guerre Economique. Passionate about the field of armament and aviation, Eva wrote a first thesis on the security of civil aviation since the September 11 attacks, as well as a second thesis on the armament of military air drones. 

She is the director of the Economic Intelligence committee.

Lisa Bellon is currently studying at the Institut Catholique de Paris in the Master 2 Geopolitics and International Security. She is also an editor in the Terrorism and Human Rights Commission, and is particularly interested in transnational crime and terrorism issues in the Africa/Middle East/Levantine areas.

She is co-director of the Levantine/Middle East committee.

Gabriel Lagrange is a student at Sciences Po Bordeaux, in Master 1 of International Politics. He is a fan of cross-cutting subjects and of subjects crossing history and current affairs, and the issue of human rights is particularly dear to his heart, especially those related to conflict issues.

He is co-director of the Human Rights committee.

With a background in history and geopolitics, Louis Trodet is passionate about intelligence and security issues. He has written two memoirs: one on the international intervention in Somalia (1992-1995) and one on the links between piracy in the Gulf of Guinea and insurrectionary movements in the Niger Delta.

He is co-director of the Terrorism committee.

Jules Rioche holds a Master's degree in Political Science with a specialization in International Cooperation and Development from the University of Montpellier. He is passionate about military strategy and the world of intelligence, and would like to specialize in the security issues of the Russian-speaking world.

He is the director of the committee on Strategies and Military Intelligence.

Alexandre Correia-Gentile began his military career with the 13th Regiment of Parachute Dragons. He then converted to civilian life by completing a Master's degree in Strategy and Economic Intelligence at the Ecole de Guerre Economique. Having an interest in the fields of energy and defense, he is particularly passionate about geopolitics, rare metals and the energy transition.

He is co-director of the Economic Intelligence committee.

DIRECTION OF THE EVENTS DEPARTMENT

Claire Courtin is currently a third year student at Sciences Po. Passionate about geopolitics and international relations, she wishes to specialise in the issues of Eastern Europe and Russia. 

She co-manages Werra's events department.

Margaux Grellety discovered and became interested in Latin America and the Caribbean when she joined Sciences Po Paris for her Bachelor's degree at its Euro-Latin American campus in Poitiers. After a year of exchange in Mexico, she focused on defence and security issues and joined the International Security Master's programme at Sciences Po's School of International Affairs, from which she graduated in 2020. Passionate about geopolitics, she seeks to specialise in crisis management and joins IRIS Sup' for the year 2021-2022 as a work-study student in the Master 2 Defence, Security and Crisis Management. 

She co-directs Werra's events department.