Pascal Brice, born in 1966

Director of Ofpra from December 2012 to December 2018

Senior advisor at the Cour des Comptes
Distinction : Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur

A graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies and holder of a Master’s in Applied Economics, this former student of the ENA Institute (Léon Gambetta class of 1993) began his diplomatic career as First Secretary at the French Embassy in Morocco (1993-1996). Appointed to the European Cooperation Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1996-1998), he was then technical advisor to Louis Le Pensec and Jean Glavany (1998-1999) at the Ministry of Agriculture, then to Hubert Védrine, Minister of Foreign Affairs (1999-2002). Deputy Director of Common Policies of the European Union at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2002 to 2004, he was Consul-General of France in Barcelona from 2006 to 2010 before joining the Court of Auditors as an external rapporteur. He was appointed Diplomatic Advisor to the Minister of Economy and Finance (Pierre Moscovici) and to the Minister of Foreign Trade (Nicole Bricq) in June 2012. On 19 December 2012 he was appointed Director-General of Ofpra for a first term, renewed for a new term on 22 December 2015. Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary in 2017, he was appointed Senior Advisor to the Court of Auditors in April 2019 and served as Chairman of the Federation of Solidarity Actors (FAS) from September 2020.

In February 2019, he published a book on his experience at the helm of Ofpra, Sur le fil de l'asile (“On the Edge of Asylum”), published by Fayard.