Emmanuel Cocher

E CocherBorn in 1969, with strongest cultural and family roots in Brittany, trained in public administration, history (MA), international relations, English and linguistics (MA) at Ecole normale supérieure (Paris), Institut d’études politiques de Paris (“Laureate”), Ecole nationale d’administration (France, including one term as an exchange diplomat at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office), and the universities of Paris-1 (Panthéon Sorbonne) and Paris-3 (Sorbonne nouvelle), Emmanuel Cocher joined the French diplomatic service in 1994-1995 (with a one year interruption to serve as a naval officer and instructor on board the then French Navy training squadron “Jeanne d’Arc”). After having, successively at junior and senior levels, dealt with multilateral affairs (United Nations, economic, social and environmental, defence and security affairs) and management (human resources and finance), he has been leading the official representation of France in Scotland since September 2015 as Consul General and Director of the French Institute.