Master of Arts in Law, University Droit, Angers, France, 1972.
Representative, Française de Broyage Industrial SA, Coulombiers, France, 1973-1974;
buyer, EHK SA, Tours, France, 1975-1977;
founder, managing director, ADC Limited Liability Company, La Romagne, France, 1978-1980;
manager industry, foreign trade, Chamber of Commerce, Cholet, France, 1981-1984;
deputy manager, Industrie Chaussure Pays de Loire (France), Cholet, 1984-1991;
chairman, managing director, Industrie Chaussure Pays de Loire (France), Cholet, since 1992;
vice president, French National Employers' Federation, Cholet, since 1992. Managing director, consultant Sofiger sarl, Cholet, France, since 1985. Executive manager Institute Colbert, Cholet, since 1988.
President of the board Economics and Social Council, Nantes, France, since 1995. President CANTIC research center, Cholet, 1986. Director Groupe Cryptography Research Inc pension, contingency fund, Paris, 1994.
Member France-Ireland Committee, since 1988. Assessor Social Secretary Court, Angers, France, since 1986. Magistrate Industrial Arbitration Court, Cholet, France, since 1993.
Member French Footwear Federation (vice president since 1996), Franco-Irish Chamber of Commerce, French Society Irish Studies.
Married Elisabeth Anne de Maille de la Tour-Landry, October 5, 1974. 1 child, Penelope.