Michel Jeanjean

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Michel Jeanjean
Administrator Superior of Wallis and Futuna
Assumed office
June 2010[1]
Preceded by Philippe Paolantoni

Michel Jeanjean is the current Administrator Superior of Wallis and Futuna.[2]

A public lawyer by training, Jeanjean began his career in government administration during the 1970s, he has held domestic French administrative posts including as sub-prefect of Torcy,[3] chief of staff of Meurthe-et-Moselle prefecture (in 1987), and Deputy Warden of Corte (1988). His overseas administrative career has included time as Chief of Staff to the French Commission in Saint Pierre and Miquelon, administrative chief of the Marquesas, and as secretary-general of French Polynesia within the French Overseas Ministry.[4]


  1. ^ "Changement de tête à la préfecture du Territoire-de-Belfort" (in French). L'Alsace. 9 June 2010. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Wallis and Futuna country brief". Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Retrieved 22 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Koda, Par Maité (11 June 2010). "NOMINATION. Michel Jeanjean nouveau préfet de Wallis-et-Futuna" (in French). RFO Wallis & Futuna. Archived from the original on 14 June 2010. 
  4. ^ Lal, Brij V (2000). The Pacific Islands: an encyclopedia, Volume 1. University of Hawaii Press. p. 573. ISBN 0-8248-2265-X.