Born at Neuilly-sur-Seine (France) on 26 June 1949.
LLB, Université de droit, d’économie et des sciences sociales de Paris, Paris 2. M. Phil in Law (International, European and Comparative Studies), University Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris 1.
Legal Counsel (1977-1982) in the Paris office of a firm of international lawyers.
Counsel (1982-1994) at the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris.
Lecturer in commercial arbitration law at the University of Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1).
Author of various articles on international commercial arbitration.
* Biography up to 18 February 2008