Aurélie Catallo is the Director for France of the "Agriculture and Food Policies" programme. In this capacity, she contributes to IDDRI's intervention strategy for the production and discussion of scenarios for the transformation of the French food system, which she puts forward for discussion with all of the actors involved.

Previously, Aurélie set up and coordinated a French inter-organisation network, combining agricultural and citizen organisations, working on the reform of agricultural and food policies, in particular the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). She has also worked in the regional directorate of the Ministry of Agriculture in Île-de-France region. She regularly teaches courses on the CAP in the master's programme.

Aurélie Catallo is a graduate of the Institut d'études politiques of Lille (France) in European Affairs, of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Germany) in European and international governance, as well as of a specialised master's degree from AgroParisTech and AgroSup Dijon in "Public action for the sustainable development of territories and agriculture".