Head of Strategic Police Matters Unit / Transnational Threats Department
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Guy Vinet is the Head of the Strategic Police Matters Unit of the Transnational Threats Department of the OSCE Secretariat. He is a colonel (rtd) of the French Gendarmerie. He has worked extensively in South-Eastern Europe for the UN, NATO and the European Union. He has supervised police operations in Africa and French overseas territories. He is a graduate of the Air Force Academy, the National Gendarmerie Academy, and the Army Senior Staff College. For two and half years before joining the OSCE Secretariat, he supervised the Security Cooperation Department at the OSCE Presence in Albania. Mr. Vinet holds a PhD in Political Science and Masters’ degrees in International Relations, Geopolitics and Diplomacy from Paris Universities.