According to revelations published on Wednesday, the former ambassador to London and Rome was appointed the head of the Quai d’Orsay in May despite reports about his way of working. A “toxic management” was confirmed by diplomats to “Libe”.
“Emmanuel Macron has appointed the most hated diplomat in the diplomatic network as minister.” On condition of anonymity, this diplomat expressed release State of mind shared at Quai d’Orsay. This Wednesday’s Revelations mediapart The floodgates seem to be opening over the appointment of Katherine Colonna to the foreign ministry, despite multiple reports of harassment. Many former colleagues testify to working relationships that were difficult to say the least, when they worked with former ambassadors to London and Rome.
These testimony, gathered by reference to the ministry’s “hearing” unit, describe similar facts of moral turpitude. ‘Ms. Colonna is known for her practice of breaking people’report to Freed Diplomats have already quoted. Jacques Chirac’s former spokesperson at the Elysee, Catherine Colonna was ambassador to Italy from 2014 to 2017 and again to the United Kingdom from September 2019 until September 2019.