Consular Association of Pittsburgh

A native of France, Mr. Collet is the President of the Consular Association of Pittsburgh and the retired Honory Consul of France for Western Pennsylvania.

Serving as Consul from 1979 through 2009, Mr. Collet has participated in a wide array of official functions on behalf of the French Government. Mr. Collet is a graduate from the Ecole Centrale de Lille, and went on to have successful career in business, retiring in 2004 as Vice President–International for Pittsburgh Corning Corporation and as Managing Director of its Japanese subsidiary, Nippon Pittsburgh Corning. In recognition of his service to his native country, Mr. Collet was made Chevalier de l’Orde National du Merite in 2000 and Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur in 2010 by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.