Arrival of the new Consul General of France in Los Angeles
Mr. Christophe Lemoine took office as Consul General of France in Los Angeles on Monday, July 13th 2015.
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 took office on July 13th 2015.