Pierre Vimont is a Senior Fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on the European Neighborhood Policy, transatlantic relations, and French foreign policy. Prior to joining Carnegie, Vimont was the first Executive Secretary-General of the European External Action Service (EEAS), from December 2010 to March 2015. During his 38-year diplomatic career with the French foreign service, he served as Ambassador to the United States from 2007 to 2010, Ambassador to the European Union from 1999 to 2002, and Chief of Staff to three former French foreign ministers. He holds the title of Ambassador of France, a dignity bestowed for life to only a few French career diplomats.

Last Updated: April 17, 2019

In Reassessing China, Europe Sharpens Its Approach

Paul Haenle, Tomáš Valášek & more from Carnegie China
In recent weeks, Beijing has both won victories and suffered defeats during important summits and dialogues with France and Italy, as well as the European Union. French President Emmanuel Macron invited German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European...