Nicolas Tenzer is a French civil servant, academic, writer, and editor. He is currently the editor of the journal “Le Banquet” and is the founding president of the Centre d’Etude et de Réflexion pour l’Action Politique (CERAP), a position he has held since 1986. He was the director of the Aspen Institute from 2010 to 2015 and has acted as his treasurer and president. He has taught political philosophy at Sciences Po’, and since 2014 he is teaching the Science of Government. He is the author of many books, among them: “Resisting Despair in Confrontational Times” (2019), “La France a besoin des autres” (2012), “La fin du Malheur français ? Pour un nouveau devoir politique” (2011), “Le monde à l’horizon 2030 : la règle et le désordre. » (2011), « Quand la France disparaît du monde » (2010).