With Graduations in International Law and Political Science, he has dedicated his whole career to the European integration. In 1978 he begins by working for the French Prime Minister (Raymond Barre) in the legal department of the S.G.C.I. now S.G.A.E. From 1981 to 1989, he served as the First Secretary at Law of the French Judge at the European Court of Justice and as the Director of the President’s Private Office the European Court of Auditors. In 1989, he joins the European Investment Bank where he is appointed Director of Communication and later as the EIB Group Representative in Paris. He is also in charge with the institutional liaison with non-EU International Organisations.
Among other external responsibilities for the EIB he serves as a Member of the Oversight Committee of the Marseille Centre for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and as a Board Member of the French Institute for PPP (IGD), Paris.