Pierre Fournier is a writer and a sinologist. He is General Consul of France in India and was director of the Villa Kujoyama and of the Kansai Japanese and French Institute in Kyoto from 2002 to 2006. He wrote Le Babiroussa (Diabase, 2003), a novel which is being adapted for the cinema. In India, he has also produced and directed Jayramdas, a documentary for the French television. He wrote the libretto of Hacène Larbi’s opera Analogôs.
Fournier played a role in the recent 2010 Peace Concert, where he contributed certain Opera excerpts to the program.