Jean-François CHOUGNET

Executive Director

Marseille Provence 2013 Capitale Européenne de la culture

Jean-François CHOUGNET is the executive director of the management association for the “Marseille-Provence 2013 Capitale européenne de la culture” project; he succeeded Bernard Latarjet in 2011.

He was executive director of Établissement public du Parc et de la Grande Halle de la Villette from 2001 to 2006. In 2005, he was general commissioner of the year for Brazil in France, before being appointed as director of Musée Collection Berardo in Lisbon.

A graduate of Institut d’études politiques in Paris, Jean-François CHOUGNET was formerly a student at École Nationale d’Administration (class of 1981).

La Fabrique de la Cité

La Fabrique de la Cité is a think tank dedicated to urban foresight, created by the VINCI group, its sponsor, in 2010. La Fabrique de la Cité acts as a forum where urban stakeholders, whether French or international, collaborate to bring forth new ways of building and rebuilding cities.