Master of Laws, University Paris, 1965. Graduate, Political Studies Institute Paris, 1966.
With, Society General, Paris, 1968-1970; with, Bank European Union, Paris, 1970-1977; with, Industrial Credit of West, Nantes, France, 1978-1982; regional director, Industrial Credit of West, Guiwfen, France, 1983-1987; director international affairs, Industrial Credit of West, Nantes, since 1987. Professor of University Paris IX, 1973-1979, Institute Banking Techniques, Nantes, 1979-1990, Ecole Supérieure de Commerce, Nantes, since 1988.
With French Army, 1967-1968.
Married Simone Lemaitre, October 29, 1970. Children: Philippe, Sylvie.