Chancery [fr]

Organization Chart

M. François REVARDEAUX,, Minister Counsellor, Deputy Head of Mission
M. François-Joseph SCHICHAN, Political Counsellor
Mme. Elisabeth MEYER, Political Counsellor
M. Bertrand BUCHWALTER, Political Counsellor
Mme. Camille PINTOUT , Political Counsellor
Mme. Cécile DRIESBACH, Political Counsellor
Mme Eloïse PIERRE, First Secretary
M. François JOUFFROY, First Secretary
M. Pierre-Jean ALBRAND, Head of Ambassador’s private office, deputy press counsellor & spokesperson
M. Nicolas LE VAN XIEU, Secretary General (Administrative)
M. Alexandre AUDDIN, Paymaster


The political chancery comprises, in addition to the minister counsellor who assists and, as necessary, stands in for the ambassador in all his/her duties, a number of counsellors, secretaries and attachés. Each deals with a particular category of political issues.

A diplomat’s role is:

- to inform the French government about British policy, both domestic and foreign.
- to represent and defend French foreign-policy positions with the British authorities, notably the Foreign Office.
- to participate in the organization of official visits to the United Kingdom.


French Embassy in the United Kingdom
58 Knightsbridge
London SW1X 7JT
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7073 1000 (switchboard)

Published on 08/09/2020

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