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Pauline Massart

Pauline Massart, Partner


My Job

Cyber & Strategic intelligence & consultancy for EU institutions, NATO, private sector clients.

My Experience

I joined Avisa Partners (formerly CEIS) in 2018, after heading the European Defence Agency’s Media & Communications Unit, and before then running the Security & Defence programme at Friends of Europe. I began my career in the defence industry.

My Proudest Achievements

Running the Security Jam, a global online consultation back in 2010, which brought together close to 4,000 participants from 124 countries for a comprehensive conversation on global security issues.

My Education

  • King’s College London
  • Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris
  • Leiden University

My Languages

French, English, German, Italian.

My Interests outside work

Member of Women in International Security (WIIS) Brussels, where I run an EU-funded project on women in counterterrorism.

Co-founder of the Brussels Binder, the online female expert database dedicated to ending all-male panels.

My Favourite Brussels anecdote

A lady never tells…

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