Strategic Committee

Advisors to the CEO, Jean Rannou, Rémy Pautrat and Michel de Gliniasty, have extensive professional experience available for CEIS teams and for the benefit of clients. 

Intimately linked to the development of CEIS and its projects, our consultants benefit from their expertise, imparted through knowledge sharing, an essential value that ensures the sustainability and relevance of CEIS skills. They contribute to achieving tasks by bringing in serious analyses, often marked with the objectivity required in every major decision-making process. In addition, they are the driving forces for developing and managing the network of experts that reinforce CEIS teams from project to project.

Jean Rannou

As a General in the Air Force (2 star), Jean Rannou carried out several functions, including head of the military cabinet of the Defence Minister, Major General of the Army, and Chief of Staff for the Air Force (1995-2000). He ultimately became Chief Advisor to the French National Accounting Court (2000-2004). Alongside his activities within CEIS, Jean Rannou is also a member of the Scientific Defence Council - an advisory body to the Defence Minister - and President of the association Eurodéfense.

Rémy Pautrat

As director of the internal security service (1985-1986), Rémy Pautrat took over the function of Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, Michel Rocard (1988-1991), before his nomination as the Prefect of Essonne (1991-1994). As Deputy General Secretary of National Defence (1994), he set up the national body of economic intelligence in the form of the Committee for Competitiveness and Economic Security. Prefect of the Basse-Normandie region from 1996 to 1999, he created the first regional structure of economic intelligence and launched the idea of the first centers with the Regional Council. Prefect of Nord Pas-de-Calais in 1999, he created the Committee for the Development of Economic and Strategic Intelligence. In 2002, as Prefect Evaluator to the Minister of the Interior with regard to the duties of prefects in internal postings, he was one of the originators of the first regional tests of economic intelligence in the ministry. Rémy joined ADIT as Executive Vice-President in 2004, and then assumed the role of Director General of France Intelligence Innovation in 2005. He was president of the French Institute of Studies and Research for Company Security (Institut d’Etudes et de Recherche pour la Sécurité des Entreprises - IERSE). In addition to his activities within CEIS, Rémy is Vice-President of the Scientific Council for the Superior Council of Education and Strategic Research (Conseil supérieur de la formation et de la recherche stratégiques - CSFRS) and honorary President of the Academy of Economic Intelligence.

Michel de Gliniasty

A graduate of the École Polytechnique (1969) and ENSTA (1974), Michel de Gliniasty has been the research and innovation advisor of CEIS since 2010. As a General Armament Engineer, he has dedicated the fundamentals of his career to research: first to the General Directorate for Armament (Gramat Study Centre, 74-81), and then in the French Atomic Energy Authority (CEA), from 1981-2000, where he held various positions including representative for research programmes and nuclear testing. Ultimately, he acted as General Scientific Director in charge of programming and evaluating scientific research in the National Office of Aerospace Studies and Research (ONERA, 2000-2010). Michel is a member of the Science and Technology Advisory Board of the Joint Technological Initiative "Clean Sky” of the 7th Framework Programme in Research of the European Union. He is trilingual and speaks French, English and Russian.