Higher Education Attachée
Catherine Robert has been the Higher Education Attachée for the United Kingdom since September 2013. As a Maître de Conférences at the University of Paris 4 – Paris-Sorbonne, she simultaneously led the Franco-German Institute in Bonn and was the Higher Education Attachée for North Rhine-Westphalia and Hesse from 2008 to 2012.
She is a former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Fontenay / St Cloud and passed the Agrégation in German studies, before pursuing a Masters degree in Modern History at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris (Sciences Po Paris). She holds a PhD in Humanities and has dedicated her thesis to the geopolitics of the FRG in Southern Africa. She also taught at Sciences-Po, the Sorbonne-Abu Dhabi and at ESSEC, to name but a few.