Carole Grimaud Potter  is the founder of the CREER, leads and manages the team, supports and promotes the project and contributes to its columns occasionally. Former journalist of the written press, she is now a consultant/analyst at KG Consulting, in Geneva and Montpellier (France) for businesses and financial institutions in their Eastern strategy and projects.

Visiting professor at Montpellier Business School, she teaches Geopolitics and Intergovernmental Strategy to Master’s students.

She obtained a Master degree in Russia and post soviet space at the Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva and followed  the program “Russian Energy Policy” (MGIMO – Moscow Institute of International Relations) and various programs at Moscow State University.