Pierre Mathiot has been the Director of Sciences Po Lille since 2007, where he created an inclusive programme for students from marginalised communities (PEI), and is a Professor in Political Science, specialised in public policy analysis. He was the special counselor to the French Minister for National Education in charge of the “priority education” project from 2015 to 2017. He is currently in charge of the reform of the baccalauréat for the French government.