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The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

Mr Gilles Tonelli, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

Mr Gilles TONELLI: Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
Born on 27 November 1957
Married with 3 children 

Graduated as an Engineer from the “Ecole Supérieure des Travaux Publics”(TP83), holds a postgraduate diploma (diplôme d'études approfondies - DEA) in mathematics (University of Nice).

Business activities

19831984: Engineer at an engineering firm in Paris (SOFRESID)

19841987: Head of Section at the Public Works Office

1987–1990: Project Leader at the Ministry of Public Works and Social Affairs

1990–1993: Director of Urban Development and Construction

1993–1995: Director-General of the Ministry of Public Works and Social Affairs

1995: Technical Advisor at the Ministry of Finance

1995–1999: Director-General of the Ministry of Public Works and Social Affairs

1999–2000: Auditor-General

2000–2005: Secretary-General of the Ministry of State

2005–2006: Minister of Public Works, the Environment and Urban Development

2006–2009: Minister of Finance and Economy

2009 2011: Minister of Public Works, the Environment and Urban Development

2011–2015: H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince of Monaco’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to His Majesty the King of the Belgians, His Majesty the King of the Netherlands and His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Head of Monaco’s Mission to the European Union

Permanent Representative of the Principality of Monaco to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

Since February 2015: Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

Decorations

Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour (France)

Officer of Order of St-Charles (Monaco)

Officer of the National Order of Merit (France)

Knight-Grand Cross of the Equestrian Order of Saint Agatha (San Marino)

Gilded silver Medal for Sports

Other activities

Former President of the Monaco Nautical Society (Société Nautique de Monaco) and the Monegasque Rowing Federation (Fédération Monégasque du Sport Aviron)

Foreign languages

English and Italian

Hobbies 

Reading, sailing, rowing, Nordic skiing

Contact details

Département des Relations Extérieures et de la Coopération

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 89 04

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Département des Relations Extérieures et de la Coopération

Ministère d'État
Place de la Visitation
MC 98000 MONACO

Phone Number : (+377) 98 98 89 04

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http://en.gouv.mc/Government-Institutions/The-Government/Ministry-of-Foreign-Affairs-and-Cooperation/The-Minister-of-Foreign-Affairs-and-Cooperation