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Work history

From 2015: Head of the Development Sector (Information Technologies) – European External Action Service

The EEAS is the European Union’s diplomatic service. It helps the EU’s foreign affairs chief – the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy – carry out the Union’s Common Foreign and Security Policy.
Le SEAE est le service diplomatique de l’Union européenne. Il aide le chef des affaires étrangères de l’UE – le haut représentant pour les affaires étrangères et la politique de sécurité – à mener à bien la politique étrangère et de sécurité commune de l’Union.

My role:

  • I Manage the Development and Testing Technical Teams activities (28 IT experts) and I follow-up the delivery of services according to EEAS standards.
  • As member of the PMO (Project & Portfolio Management) board, I supervise and ensure evolution over years of EEAS Portfolio, software architectures, technical and security guidelines, software development tools, hosting capability and working methods.
  • As Project manager, I Manage some lateral projects.
  • As Business Domain Relation Managers, I review IS Projects priorities with Business Domain Steering Committee, I follow-up budget allocation and I report to business owners.
  • I act as Operational Agent for financial files and contracts.
  • I report on Sector activities and on ongoing projects.
  • I coordinate with the other Sectors and with other Sections

EU Public Administration

2006-2015: Head of the Service “Information Systems” (Information Technologies) – European Economic and Social committee

The EESC contributes to strengthening the democratic legitimacy and effectiveness of the European Union by enabling civil society organisations from the Member States to express their views at European level.

Le CESE contribue à renforcer la légitimité démocratique et l’efficacité de l’Union européenne en permettant aux organisations de la société civile des États membres d’exprimer leur point de vue au niveau européen.

My role:

  • Design, analysis and implementation Information Systems for both the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. These systems allowed a smooth processing of the work of the Committees.
  • Responsible user for an annual budget of some 2,500,000 €. Preparation and management of complex tender procedures and contracts.
  • Technical management of the service in terms of Methodology, Architecture and Portfolio. Project management (PM² and Scrum methodologies). Process management (Review processes before adapting systems)
  • Members of the “Comité informatique interinstitutionnel” (CII) – Sub Group Information Systems.
  • As from 1st January 2014, function of “Head of Unit of equivalent”

EU Public Administration

2001-2006: Information Systems and Organisation Project Manager – OTIS

Otis Worldwide Corporation is an American company that develops, manufactures and markets elevators, escalators, moving walkways, and related equipment. Otis is the world’s largest manufacturer of vertical transportation systems, principally focusing on elevators, moving walkways, and escalator.

Otis Worldwide Corporation est une société américaine qui développe, fabrique et commercialise des ascenseurs, des escaliers mécaniques, des trottoirs roulants et des équipements connexes. Otis est le plus grand fabricant mondial de systèmes de transport vertical, se concentrant principalement sur les ascenseurs, les trottoirs roulants et les escaliers mécaniques.

My role:

  • As part of an international team -American, English, Dutch, Indian-, setup a worldwide information system (supply chain)
  • Implementation of a solution to store and manage the business processes of the factory
  • Management of both the manufacturing and logistic aspects of the implementation of local information system. (Baan ERP, Business Object)
  • Design and setup of the Intranet and content management site
  • Deployment, upgrading of the warehouse management system

OTIS – Avenue des Montoires – 45 500 Gien – France (Engineering industry, Elevators)

1999-2001: Teacher of Physical Sciences and Educational adviser

My role:

  • Teaching of physical sciences
  • Participation in several educational projects designed to counter poor performance at school.

National Education – College Villon – 49100 Les Ponts de CE – France (Teaching)

1991-1999: Coordinator and Professor

French foreign office, French ambassade in Prague (Czech Republic) for a cooperation mission.

Ministère français des Affaires Etrangère, Ambassade de France à Prague (République Tchèque) pour une mission de cooperation.

My role:

  • Implementation of bilingual courses in schools in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • Teamwork with Czech, Slovak and French teachers.
  • Coordination of teaching in seven bilingual schools. Professor of physics.

French Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Prague – Czech Republic

1988-1991: Computer engineer

Bouygues is an industrial group. The group is structured around three activities: construction, telecommunicationsand media (TF1).
Bouygues est un groupe industriel. Le groupe est structuré autour de trois activités : la construction, les télécoms et les médias (TF1).

My role:

  • Applications development
  • Programming desk applications

Groupe Bouygues – 78 000 Saint Quentin Yvelines – France (Public works and Civil engineering)


1982-1987: Engineering degree

  • Electronic data processing; electronic; automatic
  • Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Ingenieurs de Caen (University-level college for the continuing education of qualified engineers)
    ENSI Caen – I.S.M.Ra – 14 000 Caen – France
  • Engineering degree (5 years university)

Personal skills and competences


  • FRENCH : Mother tongue
  • ENGLISH: Proficient
  • GERMAN: Independent
  • CZECH: Basic

Social, organisational, technical skills and competences

  • Extensive experience in leading a team and managing financial resources
  • Significant practical experience with project management
    Pragmatic approach to project. Agile and iterative methodology
  • Experience with IT tools: Office tools, management software (ABAC, Sysper2), Reporting tools (Business Object) Content management software (Intranet, Document, Search)
  • Adaptation to various teams, environments, project, technologies.

Strong Communication skills

  • Author of several books on the EU institutions and policies aimed at French students (more than 12 000 copies sold)
  • Public writer for 15 years:
    • Providing assistance to persons in need of help for expressing themselves in written form
    • Bi-weekly presence in the Saint-Josse public Library
    • President of the Association “En Toutes Lettres”
    • Owner and animator of the LinkedIn Group “Ecrivain Public – Public writer”
  • Strong pedagogical skills: Teacher and educational advisor for 10 years (1991 –    2001)
  • Speaker, several times, for visitors groups at the EESC. Participation to the Open Days.

Ability to lead a team and manage human and financial resources

  • Ability to lead a team. As Head of Service (2006 – 2015), and Head of Sector (as from 2015).
  • Ability to manage financial resources and contracts. Responsible user for an annual budget of some 2,500,000 € (2006 – 2015). Strong experience in budget management.
  • Substantial experience in the preparation and management of complex tender procedures and contracts.

Extensive experience for design and implementation of Information Systems

  • Practical and pragmatic experience in project management. My team uses the PM² and Scrum methodology (Agile).
  • Strong experience in process management. Review internal processes before implementing IT systems.
  • Relation with the users and the business owners, including participation to the IT steering Committees. Preparation and execution of communication plans.

Other skills and competences

  • President of the association “En toutes lettres” – 2004-2014
  • Chess: 12 years of matches. Vice-Champion of France Scolaire in 1982. Courses for adults. Organisation of a school for young children.
  • Rugby (Tour in South Africa with the Prague “Barbarians”)


  • Connaître l’Union européenne, La Documentation française. 192 pages. Publication 2005, 2007.
  • L’Europe aux concours, La Documentation française. 200 pages. Publication 2008, 2010, 2013, 2015
  • Place Dailly – Eloge de la différence, ETL, avec Nadine Genesse. 80 pages. Publication 2012
  • Vingt recettes du Monde, Acrodalivre, avec Nadine Genesse. 160 pages. Publication 2014
  • Souvenirs d’enfance et recettes du Monde, Acrodacrolivres, with N Genesse and M Saad. 2015
  • Légumes oubliés… recettes retrouvées, Acrodacrolivres, with N  Genesse and M Saad. 2016

  • Telephones +GSM +32 (0) 4 94 14 01 69
  • E-mail: midumou @
  • Web site:
  • Nationality / Birth / Gender:  French / 12 May 1964 / Male