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About ANRGovernanceOrganisation


The French National Research Agency is a public administrative body under the authority of the Minister of Research. It is administered by a Governing Board and directed by its President and CEO.

The President and CEO is assisted by one or more Deputy Directors General and a Scientific Advisory Board.

The Deputy Directors General are appointed by the President of the Agency for a renewable period of five years. At least one of the Deputy Directors General is tasked with administration.

Governance procedures are defined by the Decree of 1 August 2006 as amended; Thierry Damerval was appointed to the post of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Agency on 8 december 2017.


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