Jean-David LevitteBorn on 14 June 1946 in Moissac (Tarn et Garonne), France
Diplomatic Adviser and Sherpa to the President of the Republic of France
Law Degree. Graduate of the Institut des Sciences Politiques. Graduate of the National School of Oriental Languages (Chinese and Indonesian).
1970: Concours de secr‚taire des Affairs Etrang‚res (Orient) Competitive examination
1971: Vice-Consul, Hong Kong
1972-74: Third Secretary, Peking
1974-75: Directorate for Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1975-81: Assistant Adviser, General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic
1981-84: Counsellor, Permanent Mission of France of the United Nations in N.Y.
1984-86: Director of West African Desk, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1986-88: Assistant Chief of Staff of the Foreign Minister
1988-90: Ambassador, Permanent Representative of France to the U.N. in Geneva
1990-93: Director of the Department for Asia and Oceania, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1993-95: Director-General for Cultural, Scientific, and Technical Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Since May 1995 : Diplomatic Adviser and Sherpa to the President of the Republic of France