Caroline Ollivier-Yaniv et Mohammed Benlahsen are elected Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board
On Tuesday 27 June 2023, ahead of the election of the FMSH's Executive Board, the Foundation's Supervisory Board elected its new chairmanship.
Caroline Ollivier-Yaniv, Professor of Information and Communication Sciences at the University Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC), and Mohammed Benlahsen, President of the University Picardie Jules Verne (UPJV), were elected Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board. They were appointed as qualified personalities on 17 May 2023, to replace Françoise Moulin Civil, site and institution consultant at the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, and Bernard Saint-Girons, consultant for France Universités, whose mandate had expired.
Caroline Ollivier-Yaniv, Chair of the FMSH Supervisory Board
Caroline Ollivier-Yaniv is a professor of information and communication sciences at the University Paris-Est Créteil and coordinator of the College of Scientific Advisers and Digital Strategy at the Ministry of Higher Education and Research. She has been a scientific adviser to the General Manager of Higher Education and Professional Integration at the Ministry since 2016.
At the University Paris-Est Créteil, Caroline Ollivier-Yaniv was co-director of the Centre d'études des images, textes, écrits et communication (CÉDITEC) from 2008 to 2019. At the same time, she served as Vice-President for "Humanities and Society" from 2012 to 2016 and as elected member of the Board of Directors from 2012 to 2017.
An honorary member of the Institut Universitaire de France, her work focuses on the communication and discourse of public institutions as instruments of government, in the field of public health in particular.
Mohammed Benlahsen, Vice-Chairman of the FMSH Supervisory Board
Mohammed Benlahsen is President of the University Picardie Jules Verne (UPJV) since 2016. He has also chaired the A2U Alliance since 2020 and the Presses Universitaires du Septentrion since 2022.
Mohammed Benlahsen has been a member of the ANR Board of Directors since 2020. From 2018 to 2021, he was also appointed member of the "Rare Disciplines" Steering Committee and of the National Action Plan to Improve French Participation in European Research and Innovation Funding Schemes (PAPFE). From 2018 to 2020, Mohammed Benlahsen was also Chairman of the ANCRE Alliance and a member of the ATHENA Alliance Board.
Professor of physics and member of the Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée (LPMC) since 1994, his work focuses on disorder in carbonaceous materials.