Who is Emmanuel Hoog?

Emmanuel Hoog

Treasurer of the Forum d’Avignon, President of AFP (Agence France-Presse)

A graduate of the IEP of Paris, the ENA and auditor of the 56th National IHEDN, Emmanuel Hoog began his career as chief financial and budget officer of the Ministry of Culture and Communication before becoming, in1992 director of Théâtre National de l’Odéon/Théâtre de l’Europe, and from 1997 to 1998 he was the Mananging director of the Piccolo Teatro di Milano. Between June 1997 and March 2000, he was adviser for culture and audiovisual to Mr. Fabius, president of the National Assembly and, from March 2000 to February 2001, an adviser to Mr. Fabius, Minister of Economy , Finance and Industry, in charge of culture, audiovisual, media enterprises and cultural industries. He then chaired the Fiat (International Federation of Television Archives) until 2006. He is Chairman of the Maison de la Poésie in Paris (since 2006), the Committee of television history (since 2008), the COPEAM (Permanent Conference of Mediterranean Audiovisual) (2008-2010). CEO of the National Institute of Audiovisual from 2001 to 2010, he has chaired since April 2010 the Agence France Presse.
He has published several reports and books related to culture, as well as numerous articles in national newspapers. He is Officier des Arts et des Lettres, Chevalier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite et Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur.

Emmanuel Hoog is a member of the Board of the Forum d'Avignon since its creation.