Biography of Christophe Guilhou
Ambassador of France to Cameroon
Born November 16, 1962 in Lille (Nord)
Married, 3 children
Knight of the National Order of Merit
Graduate of the Institute of Political Studies (IEP) of Paris, graduated in literal Arabic and Swahili from the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO).
* 1992-1993: Editor in charge of African and Malagasy affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin).
* 1993-1995: Editor of the United Nations and International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
* 1995-1999: First Counselor Embassy of France in the United Arab Emirates.
* 1999-2002: First Counselor Embassy of France in Syria.
* 2002-2004: Diplomatic Advisor to the Minister of Health, Family and Persons with Disabilities.
* 2004-2005: Deputy Director, Economic Affairs and Development, Head of the United Nations and International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
* 2005-2006: Adviser for North Africa, the Middle East, the United Nations and human rights in the cabinet of Michel Barnier then Philippe Douste-Blazy (successively foreign ministers) .
* 2006-2009: Deputy Permanent Representative to the Permanent Representation of France to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland.
* 2009-2012: Consul General of France in Boston (United States).
* 2013-2015: Director of Peace, Democracy and Human Rights at the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF).
* 2016-2019: Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Djibouti.
* 2019: Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Cameroon.