Secretary General of Defense and National Security since March 5, 2018, Claire Landais is a graduate of the Ecole supérieure des sciences économiques et sociales, the Institut d’études politiques of Paris and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (promotion "Averroès", 2000).
She has been a State Councilor since 2000, working in the litigation section and then in the public works section. Ms. Landais becomes Government Commissioner in the litigation section of the State Council in 2007, and then serves as Director of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of National Education and the Ministry of Higher Education and Research from 2008.
After exercising again in 2010 in the litigation section of the Council of State as Public Rapporteur, she becomes in 2012 Director of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Defense until 2017, when she takes for one year as assessor in the litigation section of the Council of State.
Ms. Landais has been commanded as Chevalier de l’Ordre national du mérite and Commandeur des Palmes académiques.