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Julien Leyre

co-founder - Future of Governance Agency

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Dr Julien Leyre is a French-Australian writer, educator, and governance innovator. He works with exceptional people on emerging projects addressing the systemic challenges of the 21st century, helping them give shape to their vision. His interests cover global/distributed public goods, governance innovation, education design, digital community building, AI for good, the rise of China, effective altruism and Ignatian spirituality. 
Together with Carin Ism, Leyre is co-author of the upcoming book "How to Rule a World: A Guide to the Established and Emerging Tools for Power and Governance in the 21st Century” and co-founder of the Future of Governance Agency (FOGA). He is also an advisor to the Global Carbon Reward project, a revolutionary policy proposal to establish a central-bank-backed carbon currency to fund global decarbonisation, and, an organisation inventing the next generation of AI-powered tools to upgrade our understanding of impact and outcomes. 
Julien was previously the editor-in-chief at the Global Challenges Foundation where he developed and curated quarterly publications on global risks and governance. Previous to this, he founded the Marco Polo Project, a Melbourne-based charity reinventing social work for global communities, with particular focus on China. Julien is an alumnus of Paris-Sorbonne University and Ecole Normale Supérieure and recently completed a transdisciplinary PhD with Monash University, exploring digital Chinese language education as a distributed global public good in the making. Julien was listed on the Victorian Multicultural Honour Roll in 2016 and selected as New Australian of the Year in 2017. He likes to listen and look for common ground. 

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