Bénédicte Savoy

Portrait Bénédicte Savoy
© David Ausserhofer

born in Paris in 1972, is an art historian and professor at the Institute for History and Art History at the TU Berlin and at the College de France. She studied German language and literature in Paris and wrote her doctoral thesis on French art theft in Germany. Together with Felwine Sarr, she advised President Macron on the subject of art theft in the French colonies and was on the Humboldt Forum’s expert advisory board until she stepped down. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the German Federal Cultural Foundation.