Nicolas Brien graduated from Sciences Po Paris in 2009 and completed a double master’s degree program with Sciences Po Paris and Columbia University in 2011.
In 2008, he spent nine months with U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd as a legislative intern.
In 2009, he was an economic consultant for six months in Kinshasa for Optimise Africa.
In 2010, he went back to New York and spent a year working at Exclusive Analysis as a political risk analyst for the West African region.
From 2007 to 2012, Nicolas Brien was a parliamentary assistant at the National Assembly. In 2014, he served as an advisor to the French Government Spokesperson, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem.
In 2014, he joined TNS Sofres and worked as a research director for one year.
In 2015, he was the Americas-Asia manager for the Fondation Ecole Polytechnique for six months.
Since 2018, he has been a maître de conférences, university lecturer, at HEIP and Sciences Po Paris.
In 2016, he became CEO of France Digitale.