Jan Mortier is Chairman of the Civitatis Forum. Mr. Mortier began his career as a researcher in public international law and as a consultant for an oil and gas pipeline construction company. He later served as Rapporteur for President Mikhail Gorbachev's World Political Forum in Italy, where he wrote the reports of the proceedings of conferences of numerous former and serving Heads of State, distilling their deliberations on global governance.
He has been the editor of several reports of conferences at the European Parliament and was invited to give written evidence for the UK Parliament about the Future of Europe. After a foray into UK party politics, Mr. Mortier went on to work at the International Secretariat of the Club of Rome in Switzerland serving two consecutive Secretary Generals of the Club (formerly of the World Bank and the OECD). He co-drafted the document for Ministerial Consideration for the third Ministerial Meeting of the Community of Democracies. He was the only British speaker at the first India-Japan Global Partnership Summit in Tokyo, and has chaired discussions of government ministers on Public Private Partnerships for investment in Azerbaijan at the Crans Montana Forum.
Mr. Mortier is an expert in the future of nuclear energy security and future global trends.