FONDATION POUR L’AUDITION is organized as follows:

  • A board of directors
  • A scientific committee
  • An executive team


The board of directors is chaired by Jean-Pierre Meyers and is composed of::

  • Mr. Jean-Pierre Meyers ;
  • Mrs. Françoise Bettencourt Meyers ;
  • The Fondation Bettencourt Schueller représented by two persons : Mr. Olivier Brault et Mr. Armand de Boissière.
  • Mr. Nicolas Brusson ;
  • Mrs. Sophie Davant ;
  • Mr. Jean-Marie Dru ;
  • Pr. Bruno Frachet.
  • Mr Jérémie Boroy ;
  • Pr. Lionel Collet* ;
  • Mr Olivier Tcherniak ;
  • Mr Antoine Triller.
  • Commissaire au gouvernement : Mr. Jean-Michel Heard.



The scientific committee of the ACCELERATING RESEARCH AND INNOVATION program proposes scientific strategic orientations, identifies the best audiology research projects and evaluates projects initiated by FONDATION POUR L’AUDITION, submitting the scientific projects and fellowships to the board of directors for approval. The scientific committee is chaired by Professor Karen B. Avraham (Israel) and is composed of:

  • Pr. Adrien A. Eshraghi (United States)
  • Dr. Jonathan Peelle (United States)
  • Dr. Bastian Epp (Denmark)
  • Pr. Sophia E. Kramer (Netherlands)
  • Dr. Frank R. Lin (United States)
  • Pr. Lawrence R. Lustig (United States)
  • Pr. Brigitte Malgrange (Belgium)
  • Pr. David R. Moore (United States)
  • Pr. Christophe Vincent (France)


The project committee of the IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PEOPLE IMPACTED BY HEARING LOSS program identifies the best initiatives by associations in aid of hearing loss and submits projects to the board of directors for funding. It is composed of:

  • Mrs. Dominique Donnet-Kamel
  • Mrs. Elisabeth Fery-Lemonnier
  • Mrs. Vanessa Lamorre-Cargill
  • Mrs. Christine Larcher
  • Mrs. Isabelle Prang


The executive team is composed of:

  • Mrs. Karine Rossignol, Managing Director
  • Mrs. Catherine Lefebvre, Secretary General
  • Dr. Marie-Josée Duran (PhD), Chief Scientific Officer and Director of the ACCELERATING RESEARCH AND INNOVATION scientific program
  • Dr. Salma Hazgui, executive officer
  • Mrs. Christel Lantier, Office Manager
  • Mrs. Agathe Coustaux, head of communications and devlopment
  • Mr. Leonard Francelet, Communication Project Manager
  • PhD Salma Hazgui, Scientific Communication Officer
  • Mrs, Chloé Bretagnolle, executive officer on the IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PEOPLE IMPACTED BY HEARING LOSS program


*Resigned on June 2nd 2017 because of his appointment as Special Adviser to the Minister of Solidarity and Health