Enlisted in 1972 in the French air force, LtGen de Roquefeuil had a full career as a fighter pilot (Mirage III and Mirage 2000); he logged 4.100 flight hours. He was the Commanding Officer of Nancy AFB, the Air Force Experimentation Centre and the FAF CIS Command. Specialist of planning, he assumed responsibilities in the Planning offices of the Air force and the Joint Headquarters. His last appointment in his military career was Deputy Director of the Strategy Branch in the French Procurement Service.
Married and father of three, he’s the military adviser of the CNES (French Space Agency) President and the CNES Defence Team coordinator.