COMMISSARIAT À L’ÉNERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ÉNERGIES ALTERNATIVES
Director for International Cooperations and Chairman of the Global Science Forum of OECD
Born in Bologna (Italy) in 1962, Gabriele Fioni is a Nuclear Physicist, graduate in Physics of the Bologna University (Italy) and Doctor of Science of the Ghent University (Belgium). Currently he is Director for International Corporate Cooperation, with responsibility for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project. He is the vice-chair of the Fusion for Energy European domestic Agency for ITER and chair of its Technical Advisory Panel. Since 2016, he is the chairman of the Global Science Forum of the OECD. From 2012 to end 2015 he was Director of the Physical Sciences Division that was in charge of all Physics and Chemistry fundamental research at CEA. From 2008 to 2012, he was Scientific Director and Deputy Director General for Research and Innovation at the French Ministry for Higher Education and Research. Prior to that he has held several senior strategic and managerial positions as CEA.