Jean-François Chougnet (France) is the artistic director of FUSO and has dedicated his career to cultural policies. He was Managing Director of Villette, Paris (2001-2006). In 2005, he was the General Commissioner of the Year of Brazil in France. He directed the Berardo Foundation in Lisbon from 2007 to 2011. In 2011, Jean-François Chougnet became CEO of Marseille-Provence Capital of European Culture 2013. Since 2014 he is the President of the Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée, in Marseille, France.