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H.E. Philippe Étienne

Ambassador of France to the United States | December 08, 2022

The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. invites you to attend an upcoming Global Executive Conversation featuring Philippe Étienne, Ambassador of France to the United States, on Thursday, December 8, 2022. Ambassador Étienne will participate in a conversation-style interview with David Rubenstein, Economic Club Chairman. Following their discussion, Ambassador Étienne will answer questions from the group in the remaining time. 

Ambassador Étienne has been the French Ambassador to the United States since June 2019. Immediately prior to this, Étienne, a career foreign service officer, worked as chief diplomatic adviser to the President of France, Emmanuel Macron (2017-2019). He was previously Ambassador to Germany, Permanent Representative to the European Union, Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, and Ambassador to Romania.

A graduate of the École Normale Supérieure and the École Nationaled’ Administration, Philippe Etienne also holds the Agrégation (teaching diploma) in Mathematics, has a degree in Economics and is a graduate of the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations (Serbo-Croatian).He speaks English, German, Spanish, Russian and Romanian and is an Officer of the Legion of Honor and a Commander of the National Order of Merit.