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Yaël Blic Ripert

Spouse of the French Ambassador in China

Yaël Blic Ripert was born in Paris in 1977.  She is a clinical psychologist and a lawyer of international law. Yaël Blic Ripert is graduated with degrees in humanities and social sciences (clinical psychology, child and adolescent development), public international law, European law (Paris V, Institute of Advanced European Studies in Strasbourg, Paris VIII-IED).

Yaël Blic Ripert has served in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNICEF, International Organization of La Francophonie and the World Intellectual Property Organization. She has taught at the ODTU in Ankara.

Since 2005, Yaël Blic Ripert has been accompanying her husband in post in Geneva (Switzerland), New York (United States), Ankara (Turkey) and Moscow (Russia). In addition to her native French, she speaks English, Spanish and Russian.