Mrs. Anne Grillo was appointed Director of Cultural, Academic and Research Cooperation at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in September 2013.
Previously, she served as Consul General of France in Barcelona (2010-2013), Spain, and as Minister-Counsellor at the Embassy of France in Morocco (2006-2010). From 2003 to 2006, Mrs. Grillo was Deputy Director for South Asia after being an officer in charge of development and development financing (2001-2003) at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Mrs. Grillo was posted at the Embassy of France in China from 1997 to 2001, first as First Secretary in charge of bilateral relations and then as Deputy Counsellor in charge of technical cooperation.
After graduating from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration in 1993, Mrs. Grillo was appointed Head of the Legal Affairs Department at the French Ministry of Infrastructure Transport and Housing, and National Expert to the European Commission.