Christine Ockrent

Columnist & Writer, France

Christine Ockrent is a columnist and writer based in Paris. She writes regularly for Prospect and various European newspapers. She is also the producer and presenter
of a weekly radio program about foreign affairs on France Culture, and a frequent contributor to the BBC, CNN and other media organizations.

Previously she was COO of the French Radio and TV World service (France 24 and RFI). She was also editor in chief of the weekly news magazine, L' Express.

She began her career in broadcast journalism and worked for eight years at CBS' 60 Minutes. She has been awarded several French and international distinctions for her work in TV journalism.

She is a graduate of the Institut d'études politiques in Paris.

She has written 15 books and essays - the last ones : “ Mohammed ben Salman the mysteries of Arabia” (Robert Laffont 2018), "Russian oligarchs and the Putin system" (Robert Laffont 2014) and "Clinton-Trump: Anger in America" (Robert Laffont 2016).

She is on the board of Havas, the French American Foundation, the European Council on Foreign Relations, the Center for European Reform, Human Rights Watch France and Make.Org.