"I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it." Pablo Picasso.
Luc Lamprière is an independent consultant working internationally most recently from Bangkok and currently from Amman. From 2007 to 2015, he was Executive director of Oxfam France. After a career as a business journalist, foreign correspondent and senior editor - including with French newspaper Libération and AFP in Asia and the US - he specialized on development, corporate responsibility and humanitarian issues. In addition to France, Japan and the US, he has lived in South Korea, Sudan, Kenya and Mexico and worked in more than 50 countries. His articles have also been published in France by La Tribune, Les Echos, L'Express, L'Expansion or Capital, and international publications.
In 2001, he launched with AFP « Global Ethics Monitor », a professional news service on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainable development. As a consultant he has worked on advocacy, communication, corporate and government relations, organization diagnostic and development, and humanitarian issues for NGOs and the United Nations.
He holds a bachelor degree in Law, graduate degrees in journalism, political sciences and public administration from France (Paris) and the US (Harvard). He is a former fellow of Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy.
Bilingual French-English. Proficiency in Spanish. Basic German. Rudimentary elements of Korean, Japanese and Mandarin. Initiation course to Thai Language.
Specialties: Development and Humanitarian issues, Poverty alleviation, Corporate social responsibility, NGO, news and information, advocacy, media and communication, writing, editing and translation (English/French), social entrepreneurship, fundraising strategies, nonprofit management and organization development.