Biography of the Consul General
Biography of Mr. Christophe LEMOINE
Consul General of France in Los Angeles
Born on August 26, 1974
Graduate of the Institute of Political Studies of Bordeaux – Public Service/ Public Management and Administration (1997)
Doctorate-level degree (DESS) in International Law and International Organizations Law (University “Panthéon – Assas” Paris II)
Diploma (DES) in International Economic and European Law (University of Geneva)
2001 - 2004: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Human Resources Branch), Paris
2004 - 2007: Third Secretary of the French Embassy in Berlin
2007 - 2009: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (European Cooperation, then European Union), Paris
March - June 2009: Auditor in the Diplomatic and Consular Institute
2009 - 2012: Representative (Office of the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Paris
2012 - 2015: Head of Office (Foreign Minister’s cabinet), Paris
Former student of the Institute of Political Studies of Bordeaux (graduation 1997), Mr. Christophe LEMOINE holds a Doctorate-level degree in International Law and International Organizations Law, as well as a Diploma in Economic and European International Law, both from the University of Geneva. He then joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 16 January 2001.
Appointed to the Human Resources Department, he then joined the French Embassy in Berlin in 2004 as Third Secretary.
Mr. Christophe LEMOINE served at the External Relations Division of the European Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2007 to 2009, then at the Office of the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2009 to 2012.
Chief of Staff for Mr. Laurent FABIUS, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, from 2012 to 2015, he was recently appointed, by decree of the President of the Republic dated May 21st, 2015 (JORF No. 0118 of May 23rd, 2015), as Consul General of France in Los Angeles, replacing Mr. Axel CRUAU, who was called to Shanghai for the same position.
He will take up his posting on July 13th, 2015.