Inria's Board of Directors

Changed on 19/12/2020

Inria has a Board of Directors whose responsibilities are fixed by amended decree no. 85-831 of 2 August 1985 relative to the organisation and operation of the Institute. Bruno Sportisse is the CEO.

B. Sportisse
© Inria / Pierre Morel

Its role

The mission of the Board is to deliberate on the major strategic lines of the Institute and its scientific, technological and knowledge transfer policy. It also deliberates on measures relative to the organisation and general running of Inria: internal regulations, budget, annual activity report, loans, acquisition or leasing of premises, acceptance of donations or bequests, agreements creating long-term commitments, involvement in bodies with legal personality, creation of subsidiaries and acquisitions or disposals of financial holdings, private or public-sector contracts, royalties and remuneration paid to the Institute, legal proceedings and settlements.

The Board of Directors consists of the following people:

  • The Chairman , who is appointed by decree for a five-year term, renewable once;
  • Seven Government representatives appointed by the Ministers of Research, Industry, the Budget, Higher Education, Defence, Foreign Affairs and the Digital Sector, respectively.
  • Nine personalities :
    • two figures in the digital and automation industry, appointed by the Minister of Industry;
    • three scientists appointed by the Minister of Research;
    • two figures representing the world of work, one appointed by the Minister of Research and the other by the Minister of Industry;
    • two figures chosen to represent the users of the technologies within the areas of expertise covered by Inria, appointed by the Minister of Industry.
  • Four representatives of the Institute staff or their deputies , including two researchers, elected in accordance with the order of the Ministers of Research and Industry.

The Board members are appointed for a five-year term renewable once by joint order of the Ministers of Research and Industry. The chairman of the Scientific Board, the Deputy Managing Director(s), the Financial Controller and the Accounting Officer attend Board meetings in an advisory capacity .

The Chairman of the Board can also convene any person whose presence he deems useful to attend meetings in an advisory capacity.

Its members

President : Bruno Sportisse, CEO of Inria

 

Representatives of the State

Incumbents

 

Alternates

 

Nicolas Chaillet

DGRI (Research)

Soon available

DGRI (Research)

Anne Boyer

DGSIP

Caroline Ollivier-Yaniv

DGSIP

Mathieu Weill

SEN/DGE (Industry)

Michaël Reffray

SEN/DGE (Industry)

Julie Galland

DGE (Digital Economy)

Michel Rao

Colin Thomas

Financial Board (Budget)

Isabelle Thirion

 Financial Board (Budget)

Mike Bargain

DGA (Defense)

Thierry Plesse

DGA (Defense)

Dominique Waag

MAE (Foreign Affairs)

Baptiste Bondu

MAE (Foreign Affairs)

 

Appointed Members

Jean-Marc Gambaudo  Université Côte d’Azur Research Scientific personality
Sylvie Retailleau Université Paris Sud Research Scientific personality
Yvon Maday Laboratoire Jacques Louis Lions Research Scientific personality
Pierre Barnabé Atos Industry Personality of the digital industry
Eric Carreel Withings Industry Personality of the digital industry
Françoise Mercadal-Delassales Groupe Crédit du Nord Industry Personality user of the technologies
Delphine Hanton Thuasne Industry Personality user of the technologies
Alexis Masse GRDF Research Representing working area
Catherine Barba   Industry Representing working area

 

 

Elected Members

Incumbents

 

Alternates

 

Eric Tannier

SGEN-CFDT (Collège A)

André Seznec

SGEN-CFDT (Collège A)

Julien Diaz

SNCS - FSU (Collège A)

Philippe Mussi

SNCS - FSU (Collège A)

Christine Leininger

SNTRS-CGT (Collège B)

Eric Ragusi

SNTRS-CGT (Collège B)

Laetitia Grimaldi

SGEN-CFDT (Collège B)

Laurent Pierron

SGEN-CFDT (Collège B)

 

Advisory Voices

Eric Preiss

Comptroller General

Magali Valière

Accounting Officer

Guillaume Prunier

Deputy CEO for Administration

Jean-Frédéric Gerbeau

Deputy CEO for science

François Cuny

Deputy CEO for innovation