1995 Bachelor in Law (Universite de Droit de Nice)
French Coaching Licence
1989-92 Monaco (Youth Team Player)
Monaco U 16 (First Team Manager A.Wenger)
In charge of 2 squads
3Rd and 4th place
Nagasaki U 18 (Japan)
2 national championships semi finals
Arsenal FC European scout (First Team Manager A.Wenger)
Players brought to the club: Kolo Toure, Gael Clichy, Jeremie Aliadiere, Sebastien Svaard, Moritz Volz, Arturo Lupoli, Guy Demel.
Important participation in the process : Robert Pires, Thierry Henry, Pascal Cygan, Robin Van Persie, Emmanuel Eboue.
As St Etienne Sporting Director
6th place in the table
-To oversee the recruitment of the coaching staff and to advise the Board on the matter.
-In charge of senior and youth scouting and development of a new scouting network (main First Team signings: Zoumana Camara, Didier Zokora, Frederic Pïquionne, Damien Perquis).
-To oversee the development of the Youth Academy both in terms of infrastructure and personnel.
-Involved in the players transactions (deals and contracts) with the Chairman and the managing director.
-In charge of all negotiations concerning youth players with parents, agents and clubs (i.e contracts, signing fees, compensation fees).
-Development of partnerships, locals, nationals and internationals (3 partnerships signed with amateur clubs from the St Etienne area, 1 signed with a 2nd division club, projects of youth academies in Guinea and Brazil)
-Use of international network made of scouts, sporting directors, managing directors, chairmen, agents, in Europe (France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Portugal, Greece, Switzerland, Scandinavia, UK, Germany, TurkeyÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¦), Eastern Europe (Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Rep., Slovaquia, Serbia, HungaryÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¦), Africa (Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Guinea, S.Africa, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Mali, Nigeria) and South America (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay) .
French speaking and fluent in English and Spanish.
Married with 2 children.