Bernard Frontero

(Director of Alliance Française Dubai. France.)

Bernard Frontero – Director Alliance Française Dubai UAE – After a few years at UNESCO where he was in charge of scientific missions, Bernard Frontero has been working in cultural diplomacy, as a director of Alliance Française for 25 years, in different countries – Canada, Pakistan, Mexico…- where, in connection with the French Embassy, he strengthened the cultural ties between French and foreign artists and artistic structures.
In 2010, with the local Spanish authorities, he developed the first “Centre Pompidou” outside France, an event that transformed the city of Malaga into the cultural capital of Andalucia. Since 2014, he is in charge of renovating the image and programs of the unique French cultural Centre in Dubai. Bernard Frontero is also passionate about photography, with a focus on African photographers.