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).