Senior Researcher, Foundation for Strategic Research.
Director of the Asia Ifri Centre, French Institute of International Relations, 2005-2010.
Head of the North-East Asia Observatory in coordination with the Department for Strategic Affairs.
Director of Research Asia, Institute of International and Strategic Relations (IRIS) until 2005.
Founder and Director of the "Observatory of Chinese and Asian Strategies" of IRIS.
Lecturer, "Geostrategy of East Asia", Collège Interarmées de Défense, Ecole Militaire, Paris, until 2006.
Lecturer, "Strategic Challenges in Asia" as part of the DESS in European Defence, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Lille, until 2006.
Other ongoing activities
Member of the Overseas Academy of Sciences
Member of the editorial board of Politique étrangère
Member of the Editorial Board of the Strategic Review
Consultant, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Editor-in-Chief of Monde chinois-Nouvelle Asie
1985: Doctorate in Political Science, University of Paris 1 Sorbonne (Thesis: Sino-Soviet relations during the Second World War 1937-1945.)
1982: DEA in Chinese, University of Paris VII Jussieu.
1981: DEA in Political Science, University of Paris 1 Sorbonne. (Thesis: Chinese politics of the Third International.)
1981: Master of Chinese, University of Paris VII Jussieu. (Thesis: Translation and presentation of Sun Zi's Art of War.)
1980: Master's degree in Political Science, University of Paris 1 Sorbonne.