Ambassador of the Republic of France to the Republic of Poland

Pierre Buhler started his diplomatic career in 1983 in the French Embassy in Warsaw. After serving in Moscow (1985-1988) he joined the Directorate for Strategic Affairs (1988-1990) in the MFA, where he then became Deputy Head of the Policy Planning Staff (1990-1993). He served in the French Embassy in the US, first in Washington (1993-1996) then in New York (1996-2001). From 2001 to 2002 he was the diplomatic adviser to the Minister of Defense. He became a professor of international relations at Sciences Po Paris (2002-2006) and then ambassador of France to Singapore (2006-2009). He was appointed Ambassador to Poland in 2012. Ambassador Buhler is a Knight of both the Order of Merit and the Legion of Honor. In 2012 he was awarded Commander of the Order Polonia Restituta. He is the author of a History of Poland under communism and of Power in the XXIth century.