Board of Directors

The Board of Directors makes decisions on Institut Pasteur’s business. Its 21 members meet at least four times a year.

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Tasks

Notably, the Board of Directors’ tasks include:

  • Deciding on strategy proposals put forward by the President.
  • Voting on the budgets, approving the accounts and setting the budgetary headcount;
  • Determining the status and remuneration of the various categories of personnel;
  • Authorizing legal proceedings;
  • Appointing the Institut Pasteur President by a two-thirds majority, following consultation by the Chairman of each member of the Scientific Council, heads of the different scientific departments and, if deemed useful, any other competent person;
  • Appointing, upon proposal from the President, the scientific directors and senior managers to the rank of professor, the Senior Vice-Presidents and the directors of the scientific departments, as applicable;
  • Approving the set-up or the closure of research units, upon proposal from the President;
  • As applicable, and with a view to exploiting the findings of the Institut Pasteur's research, deciding to enter into contracts with one or more companies or take a stake in an existing or newly created company. In the event of the Institut Pasteur taking a majority shareholding, the decision may be taken provided the ministerial representatives do not oppose such a decision;
  • Appointing the statutory auditor.

Board members and appointment criteria

1. Appointment procedure

Members are appointed as follows:

5 ex officio members:

  • One representative of the French Minister for Research;
  • One representative of the French Minister for the Budget;
  • One representative of the French Minister for Health;
  • The President of the CNRS, French National Center for Scientific Research;
  • The President of Inserm, French National Institute of Health and Medical Research.

16 members elected at the General Meeting from either within or outside its ranks, and including:

  • 4 members chosen for their scientific expertise, at least 3 of whom working at the Institut Pasteur. These members are elected on the basis of "double nominee" proposals made by the Scientific Council.
  • 2 members from Institut Pasteur non-scientific staff with at least ten years' service. These members are elected on the basis of "double nominee" proposals from the Works Committee.
  • 10 members not working at the Institut Pasteur, and including:
  • 4 members chosen for their general, scientific or medical expertise, at least 2 of whom working or have previously worked in scientific institutions or departments;
  • 6 members chosen for their financial, industrial, business, legal or management expertise.

Half the elected members appointed for six years are renewed every three years in each category.

The Board of Directors chooses a Bureau from among its members, composed of a Chairman, one or two Vice-Chairmen, a Secretary and a Treasurer, elected for a three-year renewable term.

The Board of Directors can delegate some of its powers to its Chairman and Bureau.

2. Current composition

2.1 Board of Directors

  • Chairman: Christian Vigouroux, French Council of State Department Head
  • Vice-Chairman: Hubert du Mesnil, Ponts et Chaussées engineer and Chairman of Tunnel Euralpin Lyon-Turin
  • Vice-Chairman: Artur Scherf, Head of the Institut Pasteur's Biology of Host–Parasite Interactions Unit

Ex officio members:

  • Gilles Bloch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Inserm (French National Institute for Health and Medical Research)
  • Alban Hautier, Representative of the French Minister for Action and Public Accounts
  • Anne Paoletti, Scientific Director for Biology and Health at the Directorate-General of Research and Innovation, French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation
  • Antoine Petit, President of the CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research)
  • Jérôme Salomon, French Director-General for Health

Members chosen for their scientific expertise, at least three of whom work at the Institut Pasteur:

  • Sandrine Etienne-Manneville, Head of the Institut Pasteur’s Cell Polarity, Migration and Cancer Unit
  • Jean-Claude Manuguerra, Head of the Environment and Infectious Risks Research and Expertise Unit
  • Félix Rey, Head of the Institut Pasteur's Structural Virology Unit
  • Artur Scherf, Head of the Institut Pasteur's Biology of Host–Parasite Interactions Unit

Members from Institut Pasteur non-scientific staff with at least ten years' service:

  • Muriel Hilaire-Soule, Head of the Pasteur Museum
  • Marie-Noëlle Ungeheuer, Head of the Institut Pasteur's Clinical Investigation and Access to BioResources Platform (ICAReB)

Members chosen for their general, scientific or medical expertise, at least two of whom work or have previously worked in scientific institutions or departments:

  • Geneviève Almouzni, CNRS Director of Research, team leader at the Institut Curie, Paris
  • Claudia Pena-Rossi, Medical Director, DNDi (DRUGS FOR NEGLECTED DISEASES INITIATIVE)
  • Antoine Triller, Head of Research at Inserm and Director of the École Normale Supérieure Institute of Biology
  • Marie-Hélène Verlhac, Research Director at the CNRS, Director of the CIRB (Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology) and Collège de France 

Members chosen for their financial, industrial, business, legal or management expertise:

  • André Choulika, CEO and Co-Founder of the Cellectis Group
  • Stéphanie Fougou, INGENICO Group General Counsel
  • Hubert du Mesnil, Ponts et Chaussées engineer and Chairman of Tunnel Euralpin Lyon-Turin
  • Susan Liautaud, Independent Director (Susan Liautaud & Associates Limited)
  • Inès-Claire Mercereau, Chief Advisor to the French Government’s Accounting Office
  • Christian Vigouroux, French Council of State Department Head

2.2 Board of Directors Bureau

  • Chairman: Christian Vigouroux, French Council of State Department Head
  • Vice-Chairman: Hubert du Mesnil, Ponts et Chaussées engineer and Chairman of Tunnel Euralpin Lyon-Turin
  • Vice-Chairman: Artur Scherf, Head of the Institut Pasteur's Biology of Host–Parasite Interactions Unit
  • Secretary: Sandrine Etienne-Manneville, Head of the Institut Pasteur’s Cell Polarity, Migration and Cancer Unit
  • Treasurer: Alban Hautier, Representative of the French Minister for Action and Public Accounts

Permanent guest of the Bureau:

Antoine Triller, Head of Research at Inserm and Director of the École Normale Supérieure Institute of Biology

All Bureau meetings are attended by the Chairs of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee and the Finance and Audit Committee, Stéphanie Fougou

and Inès-Claire Mercereau.

2.3 Appointments and Remuneration Committee

  • Chair: Stéphanie Fougou, INGENICO Group General Counsel
  • Hubert du Mesnil, Ponts et Chaussées engineer and Chairman of Tunnel Euralpin Lyon-Turin
  • Jean-Claude Manuguerra, Head of the Environment and Infectious Risks Research and Expertise Unit
  • Muriel Hilaire-Soule, Head of the Pasteur Museum

2.4 Finance and Audit Committee

  • Chair: Inès-Claire Mercereau, Chief Advisor to the French Government’s Accounting Office
  • André Choulika, CEO and Co-Founder of the Cellectis Group
  • Alban Hautier, Representative of the French Minister for Action and Public Accounts
  • Marie-Noëlle Ungeheuer, Head of the Clinical Investigation and Access to BioResources Platform (ICAReB)

2.5 Council representatives on the Investment Advisory Committee

  • Inès-Claire Mercereau, Chief Advisor to the French Government’s Accounting Office
  • André Choulika, CEO and Co-Founder of the Cellectis Group

2.6 Council representatives on the Ethics and Compliance Committee

  • Susan Liautaud, Independent Director (Susan Liautaud & Associates Limited)

This English version is for information only, it does not have any legal value.

The French version prevails.

 

Annual Report 2018

2018 Annual Report

Synthèse des comptes 2018

2018 Financial Report  

Couverture-Rapport annuel International 2018 - Institut Pasteur

Institut Pasteur International Network's Report 2017-2018

 

 

Annual reports

The Institut Pasteur Annual Reports archives

La lettre de l'Institut Pasteur (LIP)

La lettre de l'Institut Pasteur

Strategic plan 2019 > 2023 

 

 

 

REFERENCE DOCUMENTS

STATUTES OF THE INSTITUT PASTEUR

HERITAGE REFERENCE FRAMEWORK OF THE INSTITUT PASTEUR (only available in French)

Charter for the prevention and management of conflicts of interest

The Ethics Charter of the Institut Pasteur

 

 

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