Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
Dr. Monique Eloit was elected Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on 26 May 2015 by the World Assembly, which brings together the national Delegates of all OIE Member Countries. She began her five-year term of office on 1 January 2016, as the 7th Director General of the OIE, after having served as Deputy Director General of the OIE for six years.
She is graduated as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, having presented a thesis on infectious bovine rhinotracheitis, an early indication of her interest in livestock health management. Dr Eloit joined the State civil service in 1982 as a veterinary inspector. She has broad experience with dealing with many sanitary crises, including managing the avian influenza crisis, the foot and mouth disease and bluetongue epizootics and various food safety emergencies.
Before joining the OIE, she has worked as Deputy Director General for Food, Chief Veterinary officer (CVO) of France and Delegate to the OIE, and was Director at the French Food Safety Agency (Afssa).
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