Jianwai Diplomatic Compound
MARTIN, MR VINCENT
With the concurrence of the Government of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Vincent Martin has been appointed FAO Representative in China, effective 11 July 2016. Mr Martin, a national of France, holds a Ph.D. in Veterinary Medicine from the National Veterinary School of Toulouse, France; a Master of Science degree in Livestock Production in Tropical Regions from the National Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort, National Institute of Agronomy, Paris; an Inter-University Post-Graduate Diploma in Statistics applied to Medicine from the University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France; as well as a Ph.D. in Agronomic Sciences and Biological Engineering from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. He started his career in 1994 as Assistant Project Manager at the Central Veterinary Laboratory of Zimbabwe. From 1995 to 1998, he was Veterinary Public Health Inspector/Assistant Director and Head of the Animal Health Service at the Departmental Direction of Veterinary Services of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Pau, France. He joined FAO in 1998, as Associate Professional Officer (Animal Health) in the Animal Production and Health Division (AGA), Rome. In 2001, he became Animal Health Officer (Infectious Disease Analysis and Early Warning) and in 2003 Animal Health Officer (Infectious Disease Emergencies), AGA, Rome. From 2007 to 2012, he served as Senior Technical Advisor at the FAO Representation in China, Beijing. He returned to FAO headquarters in Rome in 2012 as Head of EMPRES Animal Health. From 2013 to date, he has been serving as FAO Representative in Senegal and Head of the Regional Resilience Team for West Africa/Sahel. Mr Martin succeeds Mr Misika as FAO Representative in China.