DEA in Public International Law, University of Paris X Nanterre; DESS in International Administration, University of Paris II-Assas; Master's in International and Comparative Law, University of Notre Dame. Former Legal Officer, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, providing developing countries with legal assistance on natural resources law. 1993, joined the OECD as Legal Counsellor; 2000-05, Deputy Director; since 2005, Director, Legal Affairs; also, coordinator for accession. Focuses on general public international law issues, participating in the negotiation of international agreements, interpreting the basic texts of the organization, and providing legal opinions to the senior management, the Council and its subsidiary bodies. Active role in the drafting and the negotiation of the OECD legal instruments. Since 1997, involved in the monitoring and follow-up of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention. Regular speaker at international conferences on this subject.