Meet the team

JPEG Marine de Carné-Trécesson

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of France to the International Maritime Organization

Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organisation since September 2023, Marine de Carné-Trécesson is a career diplomat.
From 2019 to 2023, she was Permanent Secretary for the South Pacific, Permanent Representative of France to the Pacific Community and to the Pacific Regional Environment Programme. She was previously Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Monaco from 2016 to 2019.
Marine de Carné-Trécesson has also been stationed in New York (to the United Nations), Rome and Brussels (to the European Union) on several occasions, as well as in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris and the Ministry of Sustainable Development as Head of Department for climate change and biodiversity.
She was also diplomatic adviser to the President of the French Senate.

JPEG Éric Levert

Deputy Permanent Representative of France to the International Maritime Organization

Deputy Permanent Representative since October 2023, Eric Levert has worked as the Interregional Director for the Sea in Marseille (2018-2023), Bordeaux (2013-2018) and the Indian Ocean (Réunion Island - 2010-2013). Previously, at the Ministry of Transport (Directorate for Maritime Affairs), he was in charge of the Sub-Directorate for Seafarers and Maritime Education and previously of the International Affairs Division. He was also stationed in French Polynesia, and in the Pas-de-Calais, to the Gris-nez rescue and surveillance centre. He is General Administrator for Maritime Affairs, and is also Maritime Adviser to the French Embassy in the United Kingdom.

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JPEG Maxime Legathe

Maritime Attaché to the Permanent Representation of France to the International Maritime Organization

Maxime Legathe, Administrator of Maritime Affairs, joined the French Maritime Affairs in 2003 after a career in the French Navy which included embarkations on combat ships, support ships and an overseas posting. Between 2003 and 2012, he worked mainly as a ship safety inspector in the ports of Saint-Nazaire and Dunkirk. He completed his training from 2008 to 2010 at the school for officers of the technical and administrative corps of maritime affairs and obtained a master’s degree in Law and Safety of Maritime and Oceanic Activities at the University of Nantes.
From 2012 to 2016, he was assigned to the territorial unit of Mayotte as deputy to the head of the territorial unit, which involves many international issues such as : regional cooperation, port State control within the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding, rescue at sea in the context of the fight against illegal immigration.
He then successively managed the ship security centres of Boulogne-sur-mer and Dunkerque between 2016 and 2022, whose activity is dominated by port State control and international maritime passenger traffic.
He joined the crew of the French Permanent Representation to the IMO on 1 September 2022.

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JPEG Stan Lucide

Assistant to the French Representation to the International Maritime Organization

A recent graduate with a Master’s degree in European and International Studies, Stan Lucide completed his university studies by obtaining a diploma in Modern Standard Arabic from the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales in 2019.
Passionate about international issues, Stan Lucide completed an internship at the Ministry of the Armed Forces before joining the Communication Department of the City of Paris as a social media analyst. He joined the team of the French Permanent Representation to the IMO on 1 November 2022.

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publié le 20/09/2023

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