Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary National School, Toulouse, France, 1985. Diploma in Tropical Pathological and Livestock, Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Livestock Institute, Maisons-Alfort, 1986. Diploma in Systematical Virology/Bact., Pasteur Institute, Paris, 1987.
Diploma/Civil Servant Minister of Agriculture, Maisons-Alfort, 1988.
Researcher, CIRAD-EMVT, Cayenne, France, 1987-1988;
researcher Zootech. Research Institute, CIRAD-EMVT, Garoua, Cameroon, 1989-1990;
head of Adiagnostic Unit/National Veterinary Laboratory, Ministry of French Cooperation, Garoua, 1990-1994;
director's adviser National Laboratory for Support of Agricultural Development, Ministry of French Cooperation, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 1994-1995;
deputy head unit of animal welfare, National Veterinary and Food Research Center, Ploufragan, France, 1995-1998. Research and development CIRAD, Ministry of French Cooperation and CNEVA, Cayenne, 1987-1994, 95-98.
Institutional advisor Ministry of French Cooperation, Abidjan, 1994-1995.
Married Nadine Chevassus-A-L'Antoine, May 11, 1994. Children: Fabien, Vincent, Kéli.