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Jean-Claude Paye

lawyer , diplomatist

Jean-Claude Paye, American lawyer. Decorated chevalier Légion d'honneur, Commander Order National du Mèrite. President Foundation for Political Innovation, 2005—2009.


PAYE, Jean-Claude was born on August 26, 1934 in Langue. Son of ucien Paye and Suzanne (nee Guignard) Paye.


Student, Institute Etudes Politiques. Student, Ecole National Administrator.


Head private office Mayor of Constantine, 1961-1962. Secretary Embassy Algiers, 1962-1963. With Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1963-1965.

Special advisor Office Secretary of State for Science Research, 1965, Office Minister Social Affairs, 1966. Head private office M. Barre Vice president Commission European Communities, 1967-1973. Counsellor Bonn Embassy, Bonn, 1973-1974.

Deputy head Office Minister Foreign Affairs, 1974-1976. Counsellor Prime Minister Raymond Barre, 1976-1979. Secretary general Interministerial Committee for European Economic Cooperative, 1977-1979.

Director economic and finance affairs Minister for External Relations, 1979-1984. Secretary general Organization of European Cooperation and Development, 1984-1996. State counselor Government of France, 1996-2000.

Associate GLN, Paris, 2001—2009. Board directors Renault.


President Foundation for Political Innovation, 2005—2009.


Married Laurence Jeanneney, 1963. 4 children.

ucien Paye

Suzanne (nee Guignard) Paye

Laurence Jeanneney