Biography of Mr Nicolas Chapuis [fr]

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Nicolas Chapuis, born November 8, 1957 in Neuilly sur Seine, France
Married, 2 children

Education:

DEA in Chinese Studies, University of Paris VII (1997)
MA in Chinese Studies, University of Paris VII (1978)
BA in World History, University of Paris (1978)
BA in Mongolian Studies, INALCO, Paris (1977)

Weicker scholar, Saint Paul’s School, NH, USA (1971-1972)
Student at Mongolia State University, Oulan Bator (1978-79)
Fellow at Harvard University, Center For International Affairs (1987-88)
Fellow, Directors Management Seminar, Paris (2012)
Fellow, Leaders Program, SGMAP Paris (2013)
Foreign languages : English, Chinese, Mongol

Career:

- 1980-82 : Press Attaché, French Embassy in Beijing
- 1983-86 : Second Secretary (political section), French Embassy in Beijing
- 1986-87 : Desk officer for China, Taiwan, Hong Kong & Mongolia, MFA, Asia Dpt.
- 1987-88 : CFIA Fellow, Harvard University, USA
- 1988-89 : Desk officer for NATO & European Security, MFA, Political Affairs Dept.
- 1989-92 : Counsellor for Cultural Affairs, French Embassy in Beijing
- 1992-94 : Deputy Chief of Mission, French Embassy in Singapore
- 1994-95 : Personal Assistant to the Deputy General Secretary for European and Economic Affairs, MFA
- 1995-98 : Deputy Director (East Asia), Asia & Oceania Department, MFA.
- 1998-02 : Consul General in Shanghai (China)
- 2002-03 : First Counsellor (Cultural affairs), French Embassy in the United Kingdom
- Director, Institut Français du Royaume-Uni
- 2003-05 : Ambassador of France to Mongolia
- 2005-09 : Minister Counsellor (Deputy Chief of Mission), French Embassy in Beijing
- 2009-10 : Prefect of the département des Hautes-Alpes (France)
- 2010-11 : Chief Coordinator, WikiLeaks Taskforce, MFA
- 2011-15 : Chief Information Officer, MFA
- As of 4 February 2015 : Ambassador of France to Canada

Awards:

  • 14 Nov. 2001 Knight, French National Order of Merit
  • 14 July 2006 Knight, French Legion of Honour
  • 14 May 2013 Officer, French National Order of Merit
  • 21 Jan. 2014 2013 CIO of the Year (Trophée Coup de coeur du Jury, 01 Business)
  • 18 June 2014 2014 Public Manager of the Year
  • 24 Nov. 2014 2014 Prix de l’Entreprise Collaborative (CEGOS)

Short bio available (in French) on http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolas_Chapuis

Dernière modification : 26/06/2015

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