Professor in Management Sciences, Robert Fouchet, has been the founding Director of the Institute of Public Management and Territorial Governance, IMPGT – Aix Marseille University, where he is currently Director of Research. Within Aix Marseille University, he is also co-director of the Research Centre in Public Management, CERGAM, and a member of the Doctoral school.
His research led him to work on change management and strategy, changing university systems, new modes of governance, management of culture.
Member of numerous committees and scientific commissions related to the public sector, Prof. Robert Fouchet is Director of Publication for International Institute of Administrative Sciences, IIAS. He is an expert for the French Evaluation Agency for Research and Higher Education, AERES, as well as for international institutions.
Having developed an in-depth knowledge of the Mediterranean and MENA regions, with strong networks, Prof. Robert Fouchet has created the Euro-Mediterranean Dialogues of Public Management, MED, (www.med-eu.org/en/) and is very much involved in the MENAPAR process.
Administrator of Festival des Amis de St Victor since 1970 (Classical Music, World Music).
President of Concerts d’Aix from 1990 to 2008.
Arts Programmer (25 concerts per year) for Théâtre du Jeu de Paume and in national heritage places (Classical Music, Jazz, Worl Music) from 1993 to 2008.
Member of the Management Board for Marseille Provence 2013 – European Capital of Culture from 2009 to 2013.
President of Marseille Concerts from 2009 until now : organization of 25 concerts at Théâtre National de La Criée, MuCEM, various Marseille Museum, national heritage places (Classical Music, Jazz, World Music).