Julie Allard was appointed GCSP’s Deputy Director of Mediation and Peace Support in 2022. Prior to that, she served as a Strategic Projects Manager within the Director’s Office where she contributed to the development and implementation of the Centre’s strategy and supported its fundraising and outreach activities.
Prior to joining the GCSP, Julie worked for several organisations based in the Middle East in the field of Peace, Security and non-proliferation. Including implementation of EU’s CBRN Centres of Excellence Initiative projects in the MENA region.
Julie holds a Master's degree in International Security from Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po Paris and a Bachelor in European Studies from King’s College, London.
Her native language is French, she is fluent in English and has basic knowledge of Italian and Arabic.