The IBBC is an organisation he helped establish and has been working for since 2009. He joined the board of directors of IBBC in 2017. He has broad experience in working with British, Iraqi and US Government entities, international organisations and agencies such as the UN, WB and IMF, Think Tanks such as Chatham House, IISS and RUSI and trade groups such as the British, the American and the German Chambers of Commerce. Prior to IBBC, Christophe worked in Baroness Nicholson’s political office in the European Parliament (EP). There, he was instrumental in establishing the first permanent delegation for relations with Iraq, and he was heavily involved in Baroness Nicholson’s other activities as a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, focussing particularly on Kashmir, Iran, Turkey and the Mashreq countries. In 2008 Christophe worked for the EP as a consultant in the Iraqi Council of Representatives in Baghdad.

He has assisted Baroness Nicholson in the House of Lords since 2009, mostly with regards to her work with the Council of Europe and Chairman of the APPG on Foreign Affairs. He supports the AMAR Foundation in Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen, the work of the Associatia Children’s High Level Group in Romania and Moldova, and the Russian Booker Prize. In

2012 he observed the early presidential elections in Yemen.

Christophe is a Senior Fellow of Humanity in Action. He graduated from the Lycee Franco-Allemand in Paris, and he studied History and Art History in Berlin, Amsterdam and Duesseldorf. During his studies he worked closely with the late Dr Dieter Rogalla MEP to promote the EU and its values throughout the continent.