Consul General of France in Montréal
Bruno Clerc is Consul General of France in Montreal since July 2011.
He was born in June 23rd, 1958. He studied in Lyon at Du Parc High School, then at the Jean Moulin University’s Faculty of Law. He also holds a BA in philosophy from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
Bruno Clerc joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1979; he has divided his career between assignments abroad and in France. He was successively attaché in Rome (Palazzo Farnese, 1979-1980), cultural attaché in Vancouver (1981-1982), editor of African and Malagasy Affairs (1984-1987), at the Francophone Affairs Department (1987 -1989), at the Staff department (1989-1991), Deputy Permanent Representative at the United Nations Office at Nairobi (1991-1994), Secretary of Embassy for the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations in Geneva (1994 -1998), back to Human resources (1998-2001), Consul of France in Cape Town (2001-2005), First Counsellor at the Embassy of France in Hungary (2005-2008 ) and Deputy Director of training and support to the Human Resources Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2008-2011).
Bruno Clerc is a Knight of the National Order of Merit (2003) and Knight of the Legion of Honour (2011).