Organization and management

François Roche-Bruyn,
Directeur Général
François Roche-Bruyn, Directeur Général
Claude Compagnone, Directeur Général Adjoint
Claude Compagnone, Directeur Général Adjoint
Benoît Lesaffre, Président du Conseil d'administration
Benoît Lesaffre, Président du Conseil d'administration


President of the Governing Board: Benoît Lesaffre

Managing Director: Pierre-André Maréchal, professor


AgroSup Dijon is managed by a governing board of 28 members organised into:

  • 6 ex-officio members (representatives of the State and territorial collectivities)
  • 8 appointed members (qualified persons, including 2 foreign scientists)
  • 14 elected members (personnel and student representatives)
Meeting of the Governing Board at AgroSup Dijon
Meeting of the Governing Board at AgroSup Dijon


The president and vice-president of the Governing Board are elected from a group of qualified persons.

The Governing Board depends upon three decision-making bodies:

  • the Science Board (Conseil Scientifique, CS, 25 members)
  • the Teachers' Board (Conseil des Enseignants, CE, 21 members)
  • the Teaching and Student Life Board (Conseil de l'Enseignement et de la Vie Etudiante, CEVE, 25 members)


AgroSup Dijon's Managing Director serves for 5 years, and is appointed by joint decree by the ministers of Agriculture and Higher Education. He may be reappointed once.