Pierre-Edouard Colliex

Pierre-Edouard Colliex has been serving as France’s Police and Homeland Security Attaché in the United States of America since September 2013.

A Commissaire Divisionnaire of the French National Police, he represents the French Interior Ministry and acts as a technical advisor to the Ambassador of France in the United States. As a representative of France’s two Police Forces in the USA, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and the Bahamas, he facilitates operational cooperation between the French National Police and the Gendarmerie and the US Law Enforcement Agencies and Police Departments.

Pierre-Edouard Colliex joined the French National Police in 1998.  Upon graduating from the Police Academy in 2000, he was appointed to the Department of Public Order at the Paris Prefecture de Police.

He served as Chief of the Protection Division of the French Presidency from 2001 to 2003 and then joined the headquarters of the Paris Police Departement, where he became the chief of the control and command room. In 2005, he was in charge of security and traffic issues for Paris 2012 Olympic bid.

In 2006, he was appointed sous-préfet (state representative), and chief of staff to the préfet of the Pyrénées-Orientales départment (South-West French territorial division) where he served until 2007.

He then spent four years as the Head of the Security and Protection Division of the Interior Ministry, in charge of defence and security issues for the ministry’s headquarters and police buildings.

In 2009, he was promoted Commissaire Divisionnaire.  

He then became chief of staff of the director for human resources, finance, logistics, training and social action of the national police force, from 2011 until September 2013. A graduate of Sciences Po in Paris, he also holds a Master in Law.  Pierre-Edouard Colliex was born in 1975. He is married.