The Ambassador, Pierre Voillery

The Ambassador, Pierre Voillery

Pierre Voillery, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Botswana, and Special Representative to SADC (Southern African Development Community).


Ambassador Voillery studied at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris where he obtained a doctorate under the direction of Marc Ferro dedicated to the Christian populations of the Ottoman Empire.

Diplomatic career

  • 1982-1983: Second secretary in Conakry,
  • 1983-1986: Protocol officer at the Headquarters,
  • 1986-1988: Deputy Chief of the Cabinet Minister,
  • 1988-1993: First secretary in Rome,
  • 1993-1995: Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of France to the European Union, Brussels,
  • 1995-1997: Technical Adviser at the office of the minister for European Affairs,
  • 1998-2002: Consul General in Thessaloniki,
  • 2002-2004: Deputy Director for Southern Europe (European Cooperation),
  • 2004-2005: Director of the Europe Mission (Cabinet Minister Office),
  • 2005-2007: Deputy Permanent Representative, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD),
  • 2007-2008: Diplomatic Adviser, Ministry of National Education,
  • 2008-2012: Consul General in Casablanca,
  • 2013-2016: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Bissau.
Last updated on: 16 April 2018
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