Claire Giry becomes Deputy Director-General of Inserm

Institute

Claire Giry replaces Thierry Damerval, himself named Chairman and CEO of the National Research Agency (ANR).

Claire Giry
Claire Giry © Inserm/Hirsch, Philippe

Claire Giry was, since July 2016, responsible for the "Centres of Excellence" program of the General Investment Commission (CGI). She was previously Deputy Director of Fondamental Research at the CEA and Director of the Fontenay-aux-Roses Centre, a research centre mainly dedicated to life sciences. Between 2012 and 2014, she was head of the Inserm's National and Foreign Affairs Department.

Claire Giry replaces Thierry Damerval, appointed Chairman and CEO of the National Research Agency. Thierry Damerval joined Inserm in December 2007 as Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Strategy and became Deputy Director-General in 2011, alongside André Syrota and Yves Lévy.

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