Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson is a judge at the Conseil d'Etat in Paris and a former Professor of Law at the University Panthéon-Assas.  She was Vice-President of the ELI and is also the co-founder and Chair of the ELI French Hub. B. Fauvarque-Cosson is a former President of the Société de Législation Comparée as well as a former Vice-President of the International Academy of Comparative Law. She was a special counsellor for Vice-President and Commissioner Viviane Reding (2011-2014).