Benoît GUIDEE

Benoît GUIDEE

Director,
La France à Taiwan

About

Distinction

  • Knight of the National Order of Merit, November 14, 2011
  • Medal of Honor of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (silver), 2011

Education

  • Bachelor degree in Chinese of the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO)
  • Graduate of the Paris Higher School of Political Studies (IEP)

Languages

English (fluent), Chinese (fluent), Vietnamese (fluent), Spanish, Japanese

Career

  • Director of the French Office in Taipei (since September 2015)
  • Advisor for Asia and the Americas at the Minister’s Private Office (French Ministry of Foreign Affairs), May 2012-August 2015
  • Head of the East Asia Department, Directorate of Asia and Oceania, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2011-2012
  • Cultural Counsellor, French Embassy in Japan, 2010-2011
  • First Secretary, French Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, 2007-2010
  • Directorate of United Nations and international organizations, 2005-2007
  • Second Secretary, French Embassy in China, 2002-2005
  • Directorate of Asia and Oceania, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2000-2002
  • ADETEF antenna (Cooperation Agency of the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry) in Vietnam (Hanoi), 1996-2000
  • National Service in Vietnam (Hanoi), 1995-1996