The Ambassador, François-Xavier Leger

Born on December 18th, 1966
Diploma of the Institute of Political Studies of Aix-en-Provence,
Diploma of Advanced Studies in Political Science,
Diploma from the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (Japanese).
Senior Foreign Affairs Advisor

Positions held

  • Central Administration (Asia and Oceania), 1992-1994
  • Second, then first secretary in Tokyo, 1994-1999
  • First secretary in Dakar, 1999-2003
  • At the central administration, in charge of the mission to the director (Africa and Indian Ocean), 2003-2006
  • Auditor at the Diplomatic Institute, October-November 2004
  • Deputy Consul General in Jerusalem, 2006-2010
  • Second Counselor (Chargé d’Affaires a.i. from June to December 2011)
  • Second Counselor in Tokyo, 2010-2014
  • Auditor of the mid-career session of the Diplomatic and Consular Institute (promotion “Liberté, I write your name”), 2014-2017
  • Headquarter, Deputy Head of Central Services and Logistics (Buildings and Logistics) since September 2014
  • Ambassador of France to Nepal, since September 2018


Knight of the National Order of Merit

Languages written/spoken

English, Japanese

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Last updated on: 7 February 2019