The Ambassador, Philippe Janvier-Kamiyama

The Ambassador, Philippe Janvier-Kamiyama

Date of birth : 11 April 1954
Place of birth : Valençay (Indre) - France
Married with Honami Kamiyama, 2 children

French distinctions

Knight of the Legion of Honor
Knight of the National Order of Merit
Medal of honor of the Foreign affairs (silver)

Foreign distinctions

Knight of the Order of the White Rose of Finland

Education

Graduated in Psychology (University of Tours – France)

Employment history

1978 – 1980 : Information Systems Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1980 – 1983 : third secretary, French Embassy, Moscow (USSR)
1983 – 1986 : third secretary, French Embassy, Ankara (Turkey)
1986 – 1988 : Information Systems Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1988 – 1991 : third secretary, French Embassy, Helsinki (Finland)
1991 – 1994 : third secretary, French Embassy, Dakar (Senegal)
1994 – 1999 : head of Department (Human Resources : postings and training), Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1999 – 2003 : second secretary, French Embassy, Tōkyō (Japan)
2003 – 2006 : special adviser to the Director of Human Resources, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
2006 – 2009 : head of Department (Human Resources : studies, forecasting and modernisation), Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Sept – Nov 2009 : consul general, Ōsaka and Kōbe (Japan)
Dec 2009 –2013 : consul general and Director of the French-Japanese Institute of Kansai, Kyōto (Japan)
2013 – 2017 : consul general, Pondicherry (India)
Dec 2017 : ambassador of France to Papua New Guinea

Last updated on: 29 May 2018
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