Speaker Philippe VASSEUR

Philippe VASSEUR is the former French Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. He was Chairman of Réseau Alliances for many years and initiated the World Forum for a Responsible Economy in 2007. He is now Chairman of rev3, a movement promoting a third industrial revolution in the Hauts-de-France region.


Before becoming President of Réseau Alliances, Philippe Vasseur was the first High Commissioner for the reindustrialization of Hauts-de-France.

A former student at the École supérieure de journalisme in Lille, he was director of the economic editorial staff of the newspaper Le Figaro, editor-in-chief of the daily business newspaper Les Échos and head of economic and social news on France's leading television channel, TF1.

He was appointed Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food from 1995 to 1997.

Since 2018, Philippe Vasseur was the President of the Mission rev3, which aims to make Hauts-de-France one of the most advanced European regions in energy transition and digital technologies. He stepped down as president in 2021.

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