Medical epidemiologist, Professor at Institut Pasteur, and Lecturer at CNAM
Professor at the Institut Pasteur and the Conservatoire national des arts et métiers, Arnaud Fontanet is a doctor of medicine (Paris V) and a doctor of public health (Harvard), specialising in the epidemiology of infectious and tropical diseases. Since January 2002, he has been head of the emerging diseases epidemiology unit at Institut Pasteur in Paris. He is also director of the Pasteur-CNAM school of public health and director of the global health department at Institut Pasteur. In 2018-9, he was the first holder of the newly created Chair of public health at the Collège de France. Since March 2020, he has been a member of the Covid-19 scientific council to the French government.