Jean-Paul holds a Ph D in Organic Chemistry from Paris Sud University and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from New York University.
Jean-Paul occupied key positions in French and international corporations including Managing Director of Hudson Global Resources and CEO of COGEPLAN, which later became TMP Worldwide Executive. Jean-Paul is a founder and owner of IRC France (VMS France).
Jean-Paul is Chairman of the Paris Ile-de-France Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is also Honorary President of the Syntec - French Association of Search and Selection Companies having been President of the Chambre Syndicale Nationale des Conseils en Recrutement for 15 years.