President, Centre Pompidou
Serge Lasvignes was born in 1954. He holds an agrégation in literature and is a former student of the Ecole nationale d’administration (class of 1989). Beginning his career at the Conseil d’état he went on to become Director of general and international affairs and cooperation at the French Ministry of Education, Higher Education, Research and Professional Integration from 1995 to 1996, before becoming that same ministry’s Director of Legal affairs from 1996 to 1997.
He was subsequently made Director at the General Secretariat of the Government (1997-2006) before becoming General-Secretary of the Government from 2006 to 2015.
Serge Lasvignes has been the President of the Centre national d’art et de culture Georges Pompidou, and President of the Supervisory Boards of the Bibliothèque publique d’information (Bpi), the Institut de recherche acoustique/musique (Ircam) as well as that of the Centre Pompidou-Metz, since April 2015.