Former student of the ENA and Sciences Po graduate, Hervé is an engaged figure in the world of culture and cultural industries.
Magazine editor (notably for ELLE) at Hachette and then adjunct to Arnaud Lagardère, at Lagardère Group he has also had experience in the public domain as media and cinema advisor for Prime Minister Villepin. In the public interest sector in the cultural sphere, he was president of the Forum d'Avignon, the "Davos of Culture".
He is now President of Cofiloisirs, a film financing institution, and Manifesto, an artistic and cultural consulting company.
Enthusiastic to facilitate contemporary creation in all its forms, he is also President of the Odeon Circle, after having facilitated the Yvon Lambert donation by presiding over the Lambert Collection. As a collector, he was a member of the jury of the Filaf Prize for the best art book published by a gallery. Since 2016, he is member of the jury of the BMW Residency for photography.
Hervé is also Knight in the Order of the Legion of Honor - Knight of Arts and Letters, and Officer of the National Order of Merit.