Biography of H.E. Mr Jean-Marin Schuh, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka [fr]


Jean-Marin Schuh, “Hors Classe” Adviser for Foreign Affairs (Asia specialist), born on 26th December 1962.

Education and qualifications:

Graduated from the Institute of Political Studies (Institut d’Études Politiques)
MPhil in History of International Relations
Graduated from the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO)


1989-1993 Third and Second Secretary, Embassy of France in Beijing
1993-1995 Strategic Affairs Division, Ministry of External Affairs (France)
1995-1998 On assignment at the office of the President of the French Senate
1998-2001 Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of France in Islamabad
2001-2002 Chargé d’Affaires a.i., Embassy of France in Kabul
2002-2006 Consul General in Shanghai
2006-2009 On assignment at the Ministry of Defence
2008-2009 Auditor for the Institute of higher studies in National Defence (IHEDN)
2009-2012 Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of France in New Delhi
2012-2015 Deputy Director for the Asia and Oceania Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development
2015 Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives


Knight in the National Order of Merit (Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite)



Online 07/05/2015

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