Consul General of France in Jeddah
Mrs. Catherine Corm-Kammoun assumed her duties as Consul General of France in Jeddah on September 1, 2022. She is in charge of the protection of French nationals residing in the western district of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as for the French visitors. She is also the Special Envoy of France to the OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation based in Jeddah) and contributes, in coordination with the embassy, in promoting the influence and attractiveness of France in her constituency.
Starting September 2022: Consul General of France in Jeddah
2018-2022: Deputy Advisor for Cooperation and Cultural Action in Algiers and Deputy Director of the French Institute of Algeria
2015-2018: at the central administration, deputy director of the budget division (financial affairs department)
2012-2015: political advisor in Ankara
2009-February 2011: political advisor in Tripoli (Libya), March 2011-2012: editor for Libya in the North Africa-Middle East department
2006-2009: at the central administration, editor at the Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development
2001-2006: Deputy Director of the Sfax branch of the French Institute of Tunisia
2000-2001: Chargée de mission at the cooperation and cultural action department in Amman
Education / Training:
Diploma from the Institute of Political Studies of Lyon - France
Diploma of higher specialized studies (DESS) of international expertise from the National Institute of Oriental Languages in Paris
Linguistic training in Arabic (classical and dialectal) at the French Institute for Arab Studies in Damascus
Mrs. Catherine Corm-Kammoun is married and mother of two children.