Born on June 22nd, 1954 in Normandy I am the 4th from a 5 children family. After my studies, I integrate one of the family structure as a manager. In the same time, I follow a racing amateur career as a car pilot and receive the National Peugeot Trophy of Circuits in 1982 from Jean Todt (currently President of the FIA – Federation International Automobile). From 1985 to 1990 I am the “Hot Brass” Manager Assistant, a jazz club, in Aix-en-Provence, where I met Chet Baker, Stan Getz, Dee Bridgewater, Chucho Valdes and many others great jazz artists. Then from 1991 to 2001, I am successively Regional Delegate for the companies: Lyonnaise des Eaux, UAP and AXA. Founder President in 2000 of the “Festival Jazz des Cinq Continents” with Roger Luccioni and Bernard Souroque. I am still today the President of this festival named “Marseille Jazz des cinq continents”.