Professor Jean-Paul Jacqué has been the Secretary General of TEPSA since January 2010. He was elected for another two year mandate by the TEPSA General Assembly in December 2011.
Jacqué holds a doctorate in Law. He is Professor at the University of Strasbourg, Faculty of Law since 1978. and at the College of Europe since 1988. He is also Visiting Professor at other universities, including universities of Barcelona, Louvain, Lisbon, Madrid, Santiago du Chili. Before joining TEPSA as Secretary General, he was Director of the Legal Service of the Council of the European Union from 1992 to 2008. Jacqué is now a Honorary Director General and Special Councellor in the Council. He is the author of books and articles on Constitutional and Administrative Law; International Law and Human Rights; as well as European Law.
As Secretary General of TEPSA, he is a member of the TEPSA Board and responsible for the daily management of the association. His main responsibilities consist of the overall coordination of TEPSA as well as the representation of the network. Other aspects of the daily management have been delegated to an Executive Director. Jacqué writes the editorial in the bi-monthly TEPSA Newsletter, which can be found here.