The Consul General [fr]
Philippe Sutter began his duties as the Consul General of France in Vancouver in September 2017. His jurisdiction comprises British-Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.
In his 25-year experience within the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, he has served in various capacities. As an expert in European affairs, he was deputy ambassador in Belgrade, Serbia and served as political counselor in the French embassy in Vienna, Austria. He led multilateral negotiations in the European Union in Brussels as well as at the United Nations in New York. Before coming to Vancouver, his previous assignment was head of the Multilateral Affairs department in the Ministry for the Armed Forces in Paris. He also has extensive experience dealing with management issues.
Born and raised in Alsace in the heart of Europe, Philippe Sutter graduated from Sciences-Po Strasbourg (Institute of Political Studies).
2017 - 09: Consul General of France in Vancouver
2015 - 2017: Head of the Multilateral affairs department at the French Ministry for the Armed forces (Paris)
2012 - 2015: Deputy Head of the Human resources department at the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (Paris)
2010 - 2012: Deputy Ambassador at the Embassy of France in Belgrade, Serbia
2007 - 2010: Head of the “UN Reforms and Influence” Team at the permanent Representation of France to the United Nations in New York
2004 - 2007: Desk officer at the Human resources department at the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs
2001 - 2004: Politico-military counselor at the permanent Representation to the European Union in Brussels
1997 - 2001: Political counselor at the French Embassy in Vienna, Austria
1992 - 1997: Desk officer at the Strategic and security affairs department.
Graduate of Sciences-Po Strasbourg (Institute of Political Studies)