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Discussion Table with French Ambassador Philippe Etienne

President’s Club and leadership members are invited to engage in a Discussion Table with the Ambassador of France to the United States on ranging global issues.
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks with presidential diplomatic advisor Philippe Etienne.
Philippe Étienne
Anne Dias
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About This Event

As one of the primary leaders in the European Union, France is a key partner for the United States, a leader in addressing climate change, a permanent member of the UN Security Council, and an important player in the Middle East. President Emmanuel Macron’s former Diplomatic Advisor, Ambassador Philippe Étienne, joins Council President's Club and leadership members for a private Discussion Table on a wide range of issues from the future of the EU and France-US relations to tackling regional challenges and global climate change.

About Discussion Tables

Discussion Tables provide exclusive access for Council leadership members to engage directly with sitting foreign and national leaders, as well as influential policymakers who impact critical global issues. Alongside an international community of globally minded businesspeople, academics, NGO professionals, and civic and community leaders, members are provided the opportunity to lead the conversation with questions and share their perspectives on the global issues that matter most to them.

About the Speakers
Ambassador of France to the United States
Headshot for Philippe Étienne
Before serving as ambassador, Philippe Étienne held numerous posts, including Permanent Representative of France to the European Union, Ambassadorships to Romania and Germany and other key posts in Moscow, Belgrade, Bucharest, Bonn. Prior to his nomination to the United States, Ambassador Etienne was President Emmanuel Macron’s Diplomatic Advisor and Sherpa from 2017 to 2019.
Headshot for Philippe Étienne
Founder and CEO, Aragon Global Management
Anne Dias leads Aragon Global, an investment firm active in global equities in the tech, consumer, and financial sectors. Aragon is active in Europe’s digital ecosystem both in public and private investments.