Clémentine Forissier

co-founder and managing editor Contexte

Clémentine Forissier is the co-founder and managing editor of Contexte, a fast-growing BtoB political online newspaper, based in Paris and Brussels. Contexte was launched in 2013 out of a desire to create a sustainable business model for producing expert political news. Today, Contexte is a team of 107 people—including 50 journalists—who produce independent political news every day to empower democracy.

She previously contributed to launching the French version of the European media EurActiv, after working in Brussels for various French and Belgian publications. She also opened the Brussels office of the Robert Schuman Foundation and served as editor-in-chief of its weekly newsletter. Clémentine is a member of the European Young Leaders network (class of 2015-2016), president of the Europresse association—which brings together journalists covering Europe in Paris—and a member of the Association de la presse diplomatique.

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