Field of specialisation
EU governance and institutions; communication and behavioural techniques applied to European and international negotiations.
Frank Lavadoux (FR) is Senior Lecturer at EIPA, specialising in the psychological, behavioural and intercultural dimensions, as well as communication, in processes of European and international negotiations. He is responsible for training activities designed for national, European and international officials. He also provides professional support and advice for various national ministries and European institutions.
He holds qualifications in marketing, international trade and financial engineering from the University of Paris XII and the Training Centre of the Banking Profession in Paris. He is also certified in the use of tools such as MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) and the Lewis model. Before joining EIPA, he directed a consultancy bureau specialised in human resources, intercultural management and international negotiations. He has written papers on the strategic tools for international negotiators, and on the challenges posed for national administrations by the Presidency of the Council of the EU.
Lavadoux, F., Kajnč (Lange), S. and Guggenbühl, A. (2011) ‘Coping with Multiple Presidencies in the EU: Challenges for National Administrations‘, Eipascope 2011/1, pp. 25-28.
Lavadoux, F., Aumont, L. and Desselas, S. (2005) ‘Systèmes politiques nationaux et exercice de linfluence au niveau communautaire: une comparaison France-Allemagne‘, Eipascope 2005/2, pp. 35-44.
Lavadoux, F. and Grasset, M. (2013) Strategic planning tools for European negotiators to defend their national interests in the Council of the European Union, Working paper 2013/W/02, EIPA.
Lavadoux, F. (2013) Outils de réflexion stratégique du négociateur européen pour la défense de ses intérêts nationaux au sein du Conseil de l’UE, Working paper 2013/W/01, EIPA.