Olivier Fontan

Assistant Deputy Director for Environment and Climate & the COP21 Negotiating Team


Serving as Assistant Deputy Director for Climate and Environment & the COP21 Negotiating Team at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Fontan has rich experience in diplomatic service. He was deputy head of mission at the embassy in Bogota, took part in the post-earthquake support mission in Port-au-Prince and was an advisor to the director of Americas and to the director of consular affairs. Mr. Fontan began his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1995, after graduating from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.