To cite a few of our undertakings

-  Relocation assistance and advice for the purchase of various properties in Brittany, including settling in services, keyholding, handling rental formalities and integration assistance into the local community.

-  Advising and obtaining insurance policies and banking facilities (agreements with insurance brokers and banks), as well as handling consumer and banking problems.

- Project managing and supervising property renovations in the region.  We supply comparative charts of quotations from our construction team comprising of the best local tradesmen.  Regular briefings with photographs of developments.  All administrative formalities (including planning permissions) and payments handled on your behalf.  

-  Interpreter to notaries (solicitors), architects, property agencies and local police stations.

- Assisted in the purchase and sale (for both parties) and administrative setting up of a few campsites in Morbihan: negotiations with the Notaire/Solicitor, Proprietor, Planning Permission authorities, interpreting at meetings with the Notaire, Mayor and local authorities, translations of title deeds and various documents, subscribing to utilities and insurance policies etc.  

-  Power of attorney to handle all business (legal representative in France) and household matters pertaining to your definite departure from France 

Website building and translating.

-  All administrative matters relating to a demise, including police, funeral (in the UK) and inheritance matters with notaries/ solicitors in France and in the UK.

- Research and enquiries regarding municipal campsites for sale (negotiations with Mayors and high ranking officials, architects and other local authorities) and purchases of a few campsites. 

-  Assisted in sales (and paperwork) of English mobile homes to the French.

Professional experience prior to Bonneau Services

1991-  2002:  Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd. (ex- The Fuji Bank, Ltd.), Paris Branch
Executive Officer in charge of Human Resources and General Expenses
(including matters relating to expatriates, immigration, housing, office utilities, security, insurance policies of the Bank, negotiations with suppliers, personnel loans, payroll and accounting of social charges)

1987 - 1990:  The Fuji Bank, Limited - Paris Branch
Executive Bilingual Assistant to the General Manager
(including immigration and matters relating to expatriates, research and edition of economic reports in English, translations for the bank)

Nov - Dec 1986:  Reader's Digest, Paris
Proof Reader, Negotiator for global copyrights

June 1986: International Children's Film Festival, Corbeil Essonnes (Paris)
Interpreter (French-English) to the President of the Festival

Feb 1985 - Nov 1986: The Embassy of India, Paris
-  Embassy Translator and Assistant to the Counsellor of Press, Information and Culture
   (translations of press releases and articles, organisation of cultural events and official visits of dignitaries)

-  Relief Interpreter and Assistant to the Ambassador of India to France 

1982 - 1984:  BNP-Paribas (ex-Banque Nationale de Paris), Singapore Branch
Executive Bilingual Assistant to the Commercial Director, thereafter to the Administrative Director

1981: James Finlay & Company (UK) Limited, Singapore Branch
Personal Assistant on a temporary basis to my father, the General Manager