Stephen Boucher

Founding Member and Board Member

Stephen Boucher is the Founder of Dreamocracy – a think-and-do-tank that fosters collective intelligence and collective creativity for the common good. He is also the author of the Little Handbook of Political Creativity (Petit manuel de la créativité politique – Comment libérer l’audace collective) and teaches on innovation issues in public policy at Sciences Po Paris and the Institute for European Studies (ULB).

Before heading Dreamocracy, Stephen was Managing Director of the EURACTIV Foundation and of Under his leadership, consoGlobe became the first French online media group on sustainable lifestyles with over 3 million single monthly readers.

He was previously Director for EU climate policies at the European Climate Foundation and co-directed the Jacques Delors Institute, where he designed and organized Tomorrow’s Europe, the first Pan-European Deliberative Poll (2007). He has also acted for several years as lobbying consultant in London and Brussels before advising the Deputy Prime Minister on EU affairs in Guy Verhofstadt’s government.

Stephen is a dual French and American citizen. He graduated from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and from Sciences Po Paris. He has published several books, articles and policy papers, including “Les think-tanks: Cerveaux de la guerre des idées” and “La revolution hydrogène: vers une énergie propre et performante?”.