Laurent Gallissot replaces Clément Leclerc who was in post since 2016 © Twitter / Laurent Gallissot

After three years spent in Miami, Clement Leclerc, called to other positions, leaves his post as Consul General of France. He is replaced by Laurent Gallissot, whose appointment by decree was formalized in the Official Journal (OJ) dated Friday, July 5th.

At 52, the foreign affairs advisor arrives from Paris where he was secretary general of the One Planet Summit, an international conference on climate change initiated in 2017 by French President Emmanuel Macron in partnership with the UN and the World Bank.

Having spent a large part of his career in French diplomacy, Laurent Gallissot was notably head of the mission of the French language and education at the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs as well as diplomatic advisor to the Prefect of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Holder of a European master's degree in management of cultural enterprises, he must arrive in Miami in the summer to take up his new duties.


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