Chief Executive Officer
A graduate of HEC in 1999, Alexis Béguin also studied history and geopolitics respectively at the Sorbonne and the École Normale Supérieure de Paris.
He started his career with the Procter & Gamble group, firstly in Europe and then in the Middle East, before joining the IECD in 2007. At the time, he occupied the position of Middle East Delegate in Beirut, where he opened a representation office and developed new projects and local partnerships in the region.
In 2009, Alexis Béguin joined the IECD’s head office in Paris. As Director of Operations, he supervised all of the actions developed in the Middle East, Africa, Madagascar and South-East Asia. Promoted to the position of Deputy Director-General in 2013, he supervises all of the activities and accompanies the IECD in its strategic vision.
Since 1 September 2017, Alexis Béguin has occupied the position of Executive Director of the IECD.