Benoit Miribel has been Secretary General of the Une Santé Durable pour Tous since June 2020. He was previously Director of Public Health at Institut Mérieux (2018-2020) and Managing Director of Fondation Mérieux (2007-2018).
Since June 2013, he has also been Honorary Chairman of Action contre la Faim (ACF), an association he chaired from 2010 to 2013 and directed from 2003 to 2006.
He has been President of the French Centre for Funds and Foundations (CFF) since June 2015.
Previously, he was Director General of the Bioforce Development Institute (1997/2002); Director of Communication and Development of Action Against Hunger (1995/1997) after having been in charge of programmes in Liberia, Angola, Burma, Bosnia, Cambodia, Laos and Mozambique. He started his professional activity at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Lyon (CCIL), within the Lyon St Exupéry Airport, as in charge of studies of international routes.
Since June 2015, Benoît Miribel has also been President of the Humanitarian Logistics Platform “Bioport” in Lyon. He is co-founder of the Forum Espace Humanitaire (FEH) and of the bilingual magazine, “Alternatives Humanitaires”, and a founding member of the association, Friendship France, which works in Bangladesh.
He co-authored with Alain Boinet in 2010, a report commissioned by the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs (B. Kouchner) on the evolution of humanitarian action and its challenges.
He was also a member of the High Council for International Cooperation (HCCI), of the White Paper Commission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2008) and of the National Consultative Commission for Human Rights (1998-2001 and 2011- 2013).
Graduate of the IEP in Lyon, he also holds a DEA in International Relations from the University Paris Panthéon Sorbonne. He is a Knight of the Legion of Honor.