Maël Renouard is a French writer and translator. He was born in Paris and attended the École Normale Supérieure, where he would later teach philosophy. He served as the technical adviser for speeches in the cabinet of François Fillon from 2009 to 2012. Renouard has translated works by Nietzsche, Joseph Conrad, and Arthur Schnitzler, among others, and from 2004 to 2010 he was a regular contributor to the magazine Trafic. In 2014 he was made a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.