Anne-Laure Desjonquères took over as Consul General of France in Atlanta on August 25 2022. Anne-Laure Desjonquères is a career diplomat who joined the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEFA) in 2006. Before being appointed Consul General of France in Atlanta, she was the head of the division of European Union law and international economic law in the Legal Affairs Department of the MEFA since 2018. She served as head of the Press & Communication Office at the French Embassy in New Delhi (India) from 2015 to 2017, and as political advisor on domestic and African policy issues at the French Embassy in Pretoria (South Africa) from 2012 to 2015. She was also a desk officer in the Strategic Affairs Department, in charge of nuclear disarmament issues from 2010 to 2012, and a legal consultant in European Union law in the Legal Affairs Department from 2006 to 2009. A former student of the French National School of Administration (ENA) and of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm), she graduated from Sciences Po in Paris and from the University of Paris-IV Sorbonne (Master’s Degree in History of International Relations). Anne-Laure Desjonquères is 42 years old. She is married and has 3 children.