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French-Canadian, “ATE” is a former athlete and fighter pilot turned TV aviation expert, Keynote Speaker, Youtuber, Consultant and Airline Pilot.
Flying fighter aircraft from aircraft carriers in the French Navy for over a decade, he had what you might call an intense career.
After graduation as an exchange officer from the US Navy naval aviator curriculum he went back to France.
• He flew day and night combat operations in Iraq – displayed in airshows in Europe in front of 110 000 people and instructed the new generation.
• With over 2500 hours of flight time and 200 carrier landings he flew numerous combat missions providing support to troops (including Canadians) on the ground.
• During his career he faced emergencies – had to take life or death decisions and led young pilots into combat. He earned the cross for military valor for his actions in combat.
He decided to adapt the methods he used to survive in fast jets with the corporate world as an Author.
His business book – D.BRIEF – an Amazon bestselling book is foreworded by ENI France head of HR.
Former world class competitor, “ATE” raced in three world championships and the US OPEN triathlon in 2008.
You can see him on CTV News in Canada or BFM in France.