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Benoit Cormier


Benoit Cormier is a Director with Teneo’s Strategy and Communications business, based in Brussels.

Benoit specializes in European and international affairs, aerospace and defense, and communications. As a French diplomat, Benoit was posted as Deputy Director for Press and Communications in Washington, D.C., Deputy Consul General in Hong Kong and most recently Deputy Permanent Representative to the European Union’s Political and Security Committee in Brussels. Earlier in his career, he worked as a strategic adviser for the World Bank, the European Commission and the Mayor of Paris’ office.

Selected as a Transatlantic Diplomatic Fellow, Benoit spent a year with the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Public Affairs as an adviser on international digital strategies. He was also a Visiting Fellow at Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) – Center for Transatlantic Relations, focusing on international communications, transatlantic relations, and the European Union. He regularly gives classes on foreign policy to future diplomats and graduate students.

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