Bruno Tertrais is Deputy Director of the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (Foundation for Strategic Research, FRS), the main French think-tank on international security issues, and an Advisor for Geopolitics at Institut Montaigne. His areas of expertise include geopolitics and international relations, strategic and military affairs, nuclear deterrence and non-proliferation, US policy and transatlantic relations, security in the Middle East and in Asia. He was previously a Senior Research Fellow at FRS (2001-2016), a Special Assistant to the Director of Strategic Affairs at the Ministry of Defense (1993-2001), and a Director of the Civilian Affairs Committee at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (1990-1993). In 1995-1996, he was a Visiting at the RAND Corporation. He was a member of the Commissions on the White Paper on Defense and National Security appointed by President Sarkozy (2007) and Hollande (2012), and a scientific adviser to the French government’s High Commissioner for Planning (2020-2021). Tertrais is a member of the Group of Eminent Persons of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization Preparatory Commission; of the International Institute for Strategic Studies; of the Executive Committee of the Haifa University Maritime Strategy Center; of the Group of Eminent Persons for the Substantive Advancement of Nuclear Disarmament; of the Consultative Council of the Global US Special Operations Forces Foundation; of the Council of the Jean Monnet Foundation; of the editorial board of The Washington Quarterly; of the editorial board of the Journal of Security and Strategic Analyses. In 2016, he was awarded the Legion of Honor by President Hollande. He has also a monthly column on geopolitics in the weekly Le Point.