The US Southeast welcomes new Consul General [fr]
Louis de Corail, Consul General of France
Louis de Corail took over as Consul General of France in Atlanta on August 15, 2016.
He began his career within Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development in 1990 after two years of National and civil service as an international volunteer in Monrovia, Liberia. De Corail previously held various positions as Secretary and Counselor at the Embassies in Suva (1990-1993), Zagreb (1999-2002), Dublin (2005-2008) and Oslo (2008-2012). He also served as Press Counselor in Ottawa (1996-1999).
At the central headquarters in Paris, he worked in Protocol (1993-1996) as well as the Office of European Cooperation (1999-2002).
From 2012-2016, he was seconded to the City Hall of Bordeaux/Bordeaux Metropole as Director of International Relations.
Louis de Corail holds an MA in Literature (Paris-IV), and was a PhD student/Graduate Assistant in the Department of French at New York University in the 1980s.
Born in 1960 in the Gers region of France, he is married with three children.
Twitter : @LouisdeCorail