Christophe Régnard is Judge at the Court of Appeal of Paris. He has been President of the International Association of Judges (IAJ) since October 2016. He was President of the European Association of Judges (EAJ) from 2012 to 2016. He has served in the French judiciary from 1996. He is a graduate of Université Paris XI Sceaux (1990), IEJ Paris 2 (1992), and Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (1992). He was also President of Union Syndicale des Magistrats, the largest trade union of magistrates in France, between 2008-2014, and has been a member of Conseil Supérieur de la Magistrature (the French High Council for the Judiciary) since 2015.