Graduated Veterinarian in 1986, he was a small animal practitioner during 7 years in a clinic near Nantes in France.
He has created the French group of veterinarian management and was its president during four years. He is now the honor president of this group. At the same time, he followed an academic course in business and he has obtained two MBA and a PhD in business. He is involved from this time in three vet schools in France and Belgium, giving some management courses to the students.
He has done more than 500 conferences in the area of vet management in different European countries, was an international practice management lecturer at some WSAVA Congress and the author of a management book for the veterinary profession. He has been the Manager of a Vet Hospital during 4 years, the Dean of the French Veterinary University Hospital in Nantes during two years and a Marketing consultant in Vet practices. He is now a Senior lecturer in Marketing at the University of Nantes.