Since August 2015, Mr Trouyet is Consul General for France in Toronto, with competencies for the Provinces of Ontario and Manitoba.
Diplomat for almost fifteen years, he most recently headed in Paris the Department in charge of the French Overseas Development Assistance pertaining to governance issues. In this capacity, he supervised projects and expert missions on different thematics: post-crisis recovery and the rule of law; whole of government reforms and urban governance; public finances; migration, diasporas and development.
He has been for four years Deputy Head of Mission of the French Embassy in Australia. As Deputy Permanent Representative to the French UN mission in Rome, he engaged extensively with the World Food Program, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, and the Food and Agricultural Organization. He was previously officer in charge of sustainable development issues in the UN Division of the French Foreign Affairs. He dealt initially with consular issues with a view to modernizing the services offered.
Before joining the foreign service, he held for five years various positions in the governing Council of the Paris City Council. And prior to that, as a young graduate, he conducted various scientific projects within the French university on town planning and urbanism issues. Graduated from l’Ecole nationale d’administration (ENA), he holds a Bachelor in Political Science and a Master in Town Planning.