Rony Brauman is a French physician who specializes in tropical diseases. He was one of the early members of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders), and was its president from 1982 to 1994. He was a professor at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris from 1994 to 1997 and is now scientific advisor in the school of international affairs of Sciences Po.
With Israeli director Eyal Sivan, he co-directed a documentary (1999) on the trial of Adolf Eichmann (1961) based on Hannah Arendt’s book Eichmann in Jerusalem. Brauman is also Executive Director of the Humanitarian and Conflict Response (HCRI) Institute at the University of Manchester.