Martin Michelot is the Deputy Director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy in Prague. Michelot specializes in transatlantic security and NATO policy with a particular focus on regional security cooperation mechanisms in Europe, French foreign policy, and the development of EU defense mechanisms. Michelot leads EUROPEUM’s foreign policy programming in Central Europe, with a focus on security policy and regional cooperation. Michelot is also an associate research fellow at the Institut Jacques Delors - Notre Europe in Paris. Michelot was previously a Non-Resident Fellow for the Paris office of the German Marshall Fund of the U.S., where he has over 5 years of experience in managing the high-level convening program Transatlantic Security and Future of NATO program for the German Marshall Fund.
He is a graduate of Sciences Po Lyon, where he studied international relations. His previous experiences include the Brookings Institution, where he served as a research assistant, and the French National Assembly, as parliamentary assistant. Michelot is a regular contributor to various international news outlets on the topics of European defense policy, transatlantic relations and security, French elections and the Visegrad Four. Michelot regularly teaches seminars at Sciences Po Lyon, Sciences Po Reims, the Ecole Centrale, and Charles University. He was selected by the Atlantic Council as one of the 15 Emerging Leaders tasked with writing a report before the NATO 2014 Wales Summit.