President & CEO of J5

Founding president of J5, Gérard Askinazi is a specialist in public, political or corporate communication and in the organization of public events and large international conferences.

For over 30 years, he has advised States, institutions, companies and personalities as regards strategic positioning, image and visibility. Thus, he has taken part in numerous political campaigns on all continents and also worked for large groups in the world of industry and services.

Moreover, Gérard Askinazi has organized the great political and economic global gatherings, within the organizations he headed.

Notably, he participated for several years in the organization of the Davos World Economic Forum and those of New York, Amman and Sharm El Sheikh. He organized many events and conferences during the French presidency of the European Union as well as other prestigious occasions such as the World Policy Conference, the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, the Global Sports Forum of Barcelona, the G20’s ministerial meetings.