The Board of Directors

His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel

Metropolitan Emmanuel
Country: France
Organizations: Ecumenical Patriarchate
Expertise: Interreligious Dialogue Focus area: Religious Religious affiliation: Christianity

Metropolitan Elder of Chalcedon

During his service to the Church, His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel has become an advocate for peace and dialogue.

Career Summary:

  • Elected┬áMetropolitan Elder of Chalcedon (2021)
  • Metropolitan of France, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate (election 2003)
  • President of the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and of the Assembly of Orthodox Bishops of France
  • Co-President of the World Conference of Religions for Peace (WCRP)
  • Director of the Liaison Office of the Orthodox Church to the European Union in Brussels
  • In charge of Interreligious Dialogue with Judaism and Islam on behalf of the Ecumenical Patriarchate