France’s ambassador sounds off on everything from climate change to Chinese poetry

Nicolas Chapuis is determined to talk about policy, but his career and love of literature are just too interesting to pass up.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Nicolas Chapuis’s career has been largely focused on China. He has had four postings in Beijing and one in Shanghai.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 03/04/2015 12:00 am EST

Arriving to speak to a head of mission newly posted to Ottawa is, in the words of Forrest Gump, like a box of chocolates: you never know what you’re gonna get.

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