François Sénémaud Ambassador of France to Belgium

Education: Graduated from the Institut d’Etudes politiques de Paris (1980), holder of a diploma Etudes Approfondies d’histoire et civilisations (1981), freely translated as “diploma Advanced studies in history and civilizations”, former student of the ENA (promotion Léonard de Vinci – 1985)


1980-1982: teacher, development officer in Tunisia for the National Service;
1983-1985: continued study at the Ecole nationale d’Administration;
1985-1986: Head of the Private Office of the Deputy of the Government, High Commissioner of the Republic in New Caledonia;
1986-1988: Head of Mission International Affairs at the Ministry of the Overseas Department and Territories;
1988-1990: technical adviser in the Office of the Minister of the Interior;
1990-1993: second counsellor at the Embassy of France in Jordan;
1993-1995: delegate to the North Africa and Middle East Division of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs;
1995-1997: second counsellor at the Embassy of France in Spain;
1997-2001: first counsellor at the Embassy of France in Lebanon;
2001-2005: Head of the Strategy, Resources and Evaluation Department of International Cooperation and Development at the MOFD
2005-2008: Director of the Foreign Press Reception Centre;
2008-2012: Ambassador de France au Laos;
2012: Ambassador on mission;
2012-2016: seconded to the Ministry of Defence in the capacity of Director of Intelligence at the General Directorate of Foreign Security;
2016-2018: Ambassador of France to Iran;
2018-2021: personal representative of the President of the French Republic, Ambassador to Syria;
Since 14 November 2021: Ambassador of France to Belgium

Honorary decorations:

Knight of the order national du Mérite (2003), or the national order of merit;
Knight of the Légion d’honneur (2012), or Legion of Honour

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