Internal organization of the Superior Council of Notaries (CSN)

The services of the CSN are headed, since May 3, 2018, by Jérôme Fehrenbach, General Inspector of Finance. They are organized into five poles which are the principal functions of the CSN. 

To assist the Director General of the CSN in his missions, he can count on a team of nearly 120 permanent collaborators.

The organizational chart of the CSN

Congress of notaries of France association
Executive management Jérôme Fehrenbach
Liaison assembly
  • Transformation Françoise Vichot
  • Communication
  • Brand defense and promotion
  • Notoriat economy
  • Management and development
  • Social relations
  • Notaires info
  • Notarial mission François Devos
  • Legal affairs
  • Conformity
  • Discipline
  • Ethics and deontology
  • Europe and international
  • Training
  • Career Management
  • Relations with institutions
  • Digital Christian Revelli
  • Information systems management
  • Safety, approvals and labeling
  • General Secretary Paul de Charry
  • Accounting and finance
  • Human resources
  • General services
  • Library documentation archives
  • Mediations Jérôme Fehrenbach
  • Notarial mediation and arbitration
  • Mediation for individuals
  • Consumption of the notariat mediation

Director General - Pole Médiation

Jérôme Fehrenbach

Jérôme Fehrenbach has been Chief Executive Officer of the CSN since May 3, 2018. A laureate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies, a graduate of HEC, Jérôme Fehrenbach joined the General Inspectorate of Finance upon leaving ENA in 1996.

After four years at the IGF, he was posted to Brussels to the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission. Between 2003 and early 2007 he was successively the technical advisor to the Minister for European Affairs, the Minister for the Civil Service and State Reform, then to the Prime Minister's Office. After working at the strategy consulting firm Roland Berger, he joined Caisse des Dépôts in 2010 as director of the banking clientele department, his activities then led him to support the notariat on projects and transformations from then on. Since November 2015, he was the general secretary of a large audit company.

Pole Transformation

Françoise Vichot

Françoise Vichot has been the Deputy Director General of the Superior Council of Notaries (CSN) since 2010. She is in charge of the Transformation division and a  member of the Management Committee. She is also responsible for the departments of economic and real estate affairs, communication, defense and promotion of the trademark, management and development, social relations, not to mention,  the General service intelligence service Notaries Info. After beginning her career in a communication agency, Françoise Vichot worked for ten years at Caisse des dépôts as communication manager for the banking department. She was also General Secretary of the Congress of Notaries of France for 8 years (2002/2009).

Pole Notarial mission

François Devos

François Devos is the Director of the notarial mission division of the Superior Council of the Notariat (CSN), Director of Legal Affairs of the CSN since 2018, member of the Management Committee. A former notary, he is responsible for the Career Management Office for Notaries, the Discipline, Training and Institutional Relations departments but also the Ethics and Deontology, Europe and International departments and the Compliance department. Me François Devos was chairman of the committee at the 109th Congress of Notaries of France in 2013 and general rapporteur of the 112th Congress in 2016.     

Pole Digital

Christian Revelli

Christian Revelli is Director of the Digital and Information Systems division of the Superior Council of Notaries (CSN), member of the Management Committee. He is responsible for defining the notariat's digital strategy and developing tools and applications to help develop the profession. Christian Revelli is also a referent of the technology and digital commission of the CSN and of the National Registration Authority (AEN) and member of the management board of the ADSN group (digital services of the notariat). A graduate of the Ecole Nationale des Arts et Métiers (ENSAM), he spent a large part of his career with the Alcatel-Lucent group, then with Sopra-Steria and KPMG France.

Pole General Secretary

Paul de Charry

Paul de Charry has been Secretary General of the Superior Council of Notaries (CSN) since 1993. He is a member of the Management Committee and is responsible for the departments of human resources, accounting and finance, general services, but also the library-documentation archives department and the service made available to the Joint Committee. A graduate of the Institut d'études politiques de Paris (1983) and holder of a master's degree in business law (University of Paris II, 1985), Paul de Charry began his career as communications manager in leading industrial groups ( TOTAL, PSA) before joining the CSN in 1990.