Yvan Blot (29 June 1948 – 10 October 2018) was a French conservative political figure who was a member of GRECE and the founder and president of the Club de l'Horloge.A former Gaullist parliamentarian (for Rally for the Republic), Blot also served as a leading civil servant under both Interior Minister Michel Poniatowski and Alain Devaquet. He joined the Front National in 1989 and was elected to the European Parliament for them in the 1989 election.A prominent Eurosceptic he played a leading role in establishing a committee to support the Bruges Group in France. He also played a leading role in FN policy making, joining other Club de l'Horloge alumni such as Bruno Mégret, Henry de Lesquen and Jean-Yves Le Gallou in driving the party away from corporatism and towards neo-liberal economics. He has wrote for Nation Europa magazine. Later in life he became a member of the UMP. He had two websites and was the founder of the association "Agir pour la démocratie directe" in Paris. The mission statement of this association is to change the French constitution on the Swiss model.He retired from the French administration in July 2013 and became professor in direct democracy at the University of Nice, at the Catholic University of Rennes and in the University of Velikie Novgorod (Russia). He was a member of the Catholic Academy of France. He was consultant by the radio station "Voice of Russia" in Paris. He works for the think tank Idexia with Charles Beigbeder and Guillaume Peltier, think tank in favour of the return of the former président Nicolas Sarkozy to power.he was a member of the " Academie Catholique de France".
He was author of numerous essays in politics and philosophy, for instance "l'oligarchie au pouvoir" and "la démocratie directe une chance pour la France" (economica publisher Paris) or "les faux prophètes" and "nous les enfants d'Athéna" (Apopsix publisher, Paris). his last books were " l'homme défiguré", 2015 and " la Russie de Poutine", 2015
He is also known as Ivan Blot and Michel Norey.