ISIS Europe is an independent research and advisory organisation that works to provide timely, independent and policy recommendation orientated research, increase transparency, stimulate parliamentary engagement and broaden participation in EU and NATO policy-making. Through publications and events, ISIS Europe facilitates parliamentary and inter-institutional dialogue with all stakeholders and provides policy input to strengthen common approaches to conflict prevention, crisis management, peace building, arms control and disarmament. ISIS Europe, a not-for-profit organisation registered in Belgium, works in partnership with many other organisations, consortia and networks. Oversight is provided by a Governing Board; Senior and Honorary Advisors also provide input on a project and consulting basis.
François Ducrotté - Programme Officer
François Ducrotté (France) joined ISIS in June of 2011 working on Institutional Reform & Security Governance and as an Outreach Officer working on ISIS Europe's CSDP MAP project. He is also the coordinator for the EU-South Korea cooperation project, funded by the European Commission. He received a MA in International and European law from the Univerzita Karlova v Praze in the Czech Republic and a MA in International Security and Defence from The University Pierre-Mendes France in Grenoble. Prior to joining ISIS, he worked for the United Nations (environmental and human security). Francois is fluent in English and French and has basic knowledge of German.
Philip Worré - Executive Director
Philip Worré (Luxembourg) was appointed Executive Director of ISIS Europe in 2011. From 2006 to 2011, Philip was Head of the Research Office at the Assembly of Western European Union in Paris where he was responsible for research and analysis of major issues at the forefront of European security and defence policy. During this time he also drafted reports for the Defence Committee. Prior to this, from 2003 to 2005, he was an attaché for the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. There, he covered issues relating to disarmament, non-proliferation and peacekeeping on behalf of the Luxembourg Mission to the UN. He has previously served as a consultant for UNITAR (New York) and the OECD in Paris, and has also worked in the banking sector in Europe and Asia.