Governmental organizations

1- Departments in the French Embassy and the Consulates


France in the United-States: French Embassy in Washington -
4101 Reservoir Road NW, Washington DC 20007, USA

Regional Department of Economic Affairs

Head of Department: Jean-François Boittin - Tel: (202) 944 6310

Transportations, Industry, Infrastructures: Antoine Averseng - Tel: (202) 944 6360

Nuclear Affairs

Counselor for Nuclear affairs: Cyril Pinel -

Financial Counselor: Stéphane Paillaud - - Tel: (202) 944 6385

Agricultural Counselor: Christophe Malvezin - Tel: (202) 944 6320

Sustainable Development and Transport

Sustainable Development and Transport Counselor: Thierry Butin

Office for Science and Technology –

The Office for Science & Technology welcomes French and American delegations of scientists, professors, entrepreneurs and officials on a regular basis. Its role aims to plan visits, take care of logistics and give advice and guidance. (Address of the Embassy in Washington: 4101 Reservoir Road NW, Washington DC 20007, USA)

Counselor for Science and Technology: Annick SUZOR-WEINER - Tel: (202) 944 6250

Higher Education and Scientific Cooperation - Atlanta

Higher Education and Scientific Cooperation Attaché: Nicolas Florsch - - Tel: (678) 500 7352 - Consulate general of France in Atlanta, The Lenox Building, 3399 Peachtree Rd NE, suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326

Environment and sustainable development

Attaché for Science and Technology: Marc Magaud - - Tel: (202) 944 6216 - Embassy of France in the United States, Washington, DC

Technologies for Information, Communication and Security

Attaché for Science and Technology: Robert Jeansoulin - - Tel: (202) 944 6237 - Embassy of France in the United States, Washington, DC

Life Sciences

Attaché for Science and Technology: Fabien Agenes - -Tel: (310) 235 3248
Consulate general of France in Los Angeles, 10390 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 410, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Physics and Nanosciences

Attaché for Science and Technology: Christian TURQUAT- - Tel: (713) 985-3262
Consulate general of France in Houston, TX 77056


Attaché for Science and Technology: Antoine Mynard - Tel: (617) 832 4464
Consulate general of France in Boston, Park Square Building, 31 Saint James Avenue, Suite 750, Boston, MA 02116


Attaché for Science and Technology: Adèle Martial-Gros - - Tel: (312) 327 5237 - Consulate general of France in Chicago, 205 North Michigan Avenue, suite 3700, Chicago, IL, 60601

Clean technologies

Attaché for Science and Technology: Thomas Deschamps - Tel: (415) 591 4831 – Consulate general of France in San Francisco, 88 Kearny Street, Suite 600 94108 San Francisco

2- French Foreign Trade Advisors


CCE’s are women and men involved in world business, in which they have gained international experience. The CCE’s network is composed of 4300 members. CCE’s worldwide: 2600 French senior executives established in 140 countries.

They deal daily with business opportunities and risks in major world markets.

Florida and Caribbean Structure
President: Jean-Michel Caffin
Tel: (786) 247 6057 - Fax: (305) 808 7901
Vice-president: Eric Georges
Tel: (305) 539 2050 - Fax: (305) 539 2089
Secretary General: Anthony Touzard
Tel: (305) 674 1001 - Fax: (305) 674 5455



French Trade Commissions-UBIFRANCE in the United States are based in Atlanta, Chicago, New York and San Francisco.
This net helps to identify prospect and potential partners, organize your financial expectations, inform you about the condition to access the American market, and advise you, with the local implementation.

Each office located in the United States is responsible for a particular sector of the economy and work with a team of specialists with excellent knowledge of French and American industries of their fields.

The different sectors are divided as follows:

- Infrastructure / Transportation / Industries
- Fashion / Habitat
- Health
- Food Industry
- New Technology / Innovation / Services

Their contacts field by field:

Director of UBIFRANCE in the United-States: Arnaud Leretour -
Address: 810 Seventh avenue 38th floor, New York, NY 10019

Fashion, Home Decor and Cosmetics:

Food Industry

(New York, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco)

Infrastructures, Transportation, Industries and Press (Chicago)

Director: Pierric Bonnard -


(Chicago, San Francisco)

Director – Information and communications technology: Stéphane Alisse -



  • Atlanta Ubifrance Office’s Director, specialized in energy and industrial sectors : Serge Hanoca - Tel: (404) 495 1695
  • Trade Attaché for the service industry (personal services, tourism, real estate, health) : Sandrine Hart - - Tel: (404) 495 1667
  • Trade Attaché for Renewable energies, industries and environment: Vanessa Ibarra - - Tel: (404) 495 1694

4- Invest in France


“Invest in France Agency” (IFA) has 154 staff members in France and around the world, all-working towards the goal of making France the destination for international investments.

The missions of the Agency are:
- Helping foreign business in France
- Recommend to the Government some measures to boost attractiveness of France
- Promoting and improving France’s business climate

Address: 810 Seventh Avenue Suite 3800, New York, NY 10019 - Tel: (212) 757 9340

5- Oséo


Oséo is a public organization dedicated to support innovation and business growth by offering credit facilities and loans to companies.

Contacts in the U.S.:

Alexandre LAROSE - International Department
Oseo Representative in the U.S
88 Kearny Street, Suite 700 - Bureau Ubifrance, San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel : +1 415 568 4566

Last update: December 26, 2012.

Last modified on 28/12/2012

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