Aude Fleurant

Aude Fleurant

Born: 1972
Citizenship: Canada/France
Position at SIPRI: Director, Arms and Military Expenditure Programme
Subject expertise: Arms industry and arms production, defence industrial policies, arms market trends analysis, defence production sectors analysis, defence political-economy
Regional expertise: North America, Western Europe, Australia
Languages: English, French
Education: PhD in Political Science, Université du Québec à Montréal

Contact: Email Phone: +46 766 286 133

Dr Aude Fleurant joined SIPRI in April 2014 as Director of the new Arms and Military Expenditure Programme. Her research interests focus on the transformation of the military market and analysis of the interaction of supply and demand dynamics. Her publications have mainly addressed issues of countries' or companies’ adjustments to new market conditions and their consequences.

Current activities
  • Director, SIPRI Arms and Military Expenditure Programme

Former positions
  • Director of Arms and Defence Economics, Institut de recherche stratégique de l’école militaire (French Ministry of Defense think tank)

  • Head, Market and Business Intelligence Division, Technopole Defence and Security (Canada)

  • Senior Researcher, Groupe de recherche sur l’industrie militaire et la sécurité (Canada)

Recent publications
  • Fleurant, A.-E., « Industrie de défense américaine: les axes d'une stratégie commune entre Washington et les firmes » [The US Defence Industry: A Common Strategy Between Washington and the Defence Firms], Questions internationales, no. 64 (Nov.–Dec. 2013).

  • Kandel, M. and Fleurant, A.-E., « Budget et industrie : un cap dans la tourmente » [Budget and industry: staying the course], M. Kandel and A.-E. Fleurant, États-Unis : quelle transition stratégique? [United States: What Strategic Transition?]. Étude de l’Irsem no. 29 (Nov. 2013).

  • Fleurant, A.-E. and Quéau, Y., Quelles perspectives pour l’industrie europénne d’armement terrestre? [What Future for the European Land Armament Industry?] Focus Stratégique (Institut français des relations internationales: Paris, 2013).

  • Fleurant, A.-E., « Les alliances transatlantiques et les mutations dans le domaine de l'économie de défense" » [Transatlantic Alliances and the Defence Economy Transformations], D. Brunelle (ed), Communautés atlantiques : asymétries et convergences  (Éditions IEIM: Montréal, 2012), pp. 269–94.

Annual Review 2014

SIPRI Annual Review, 2013

Annual Review 2014 contains highlights from SIPRI's research programme activities in 2014 as well as details of flagship SIPRI events and publications, significant media coverage, financial information, and staff facts and figures

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