Born 25/03/1953 in Pontarlier (Doubs, France)
Married to Ms. Catherine Régnier, two children: Michel (1993) and Marguerite (1994)
From 09/2013 → Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby.
09/2009 – 09/2013 Special Adviser reporting to the Head of the Asia and Oceania Directorate, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paris.
09/2006 - 08/2009 First Counsellor, French Embassy in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.
08/2004 - 09/2006 French Consul General in Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation.
08/2002 - 07/2004 Foreign Affairs Inspector, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paris.
10/2001 - 07/2002 Chargé d’affaires a.i. in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
08/1998 - 08/2000 First Counsellor, French Embassy in Washington, United States of America.
07/1995 - 08/1998 First Counsellor, Deputy Head of mission, French Embassy in Bogota, Colombia.
08/1993 - 07/1995 Second Counsellor, Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations in New York.
07/1989 - 07/1993 Second Counsellor, Deputy Head of mission, French Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan.
05/1986 - 06/1989 Desk Officer, followed by Head of section and later Head of sub-directorate at the United Nations and International Organisations directorate, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paris.
07/1984 - 04/1986 First Secretary, French Embassy in Moscow, USSR.
12/1980 - 07/1984 Desk Officer, Soviet affairs section, sub-directorate for Eastern Europe, Europe Directorate, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Paris.
Aggregation in Grammar (French, Latin and Ancient Greek linguistics) at the Ecole Normale Supérieure Rue d’Ulm
Graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies
Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Latin and Ancient Greek linguistics at the University of Limoges and Paris Sorbonne
French, English, Russian, Czech, Spanish/Castilian and German