Gaetan was born in Nantes, France, and has lived in London since 1986. In 1991, he graduated from the Royal Academy of Music and went on to Canada for a 6-months residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts. Until joining Askonas Holt in 1999, he worked in London as a freelance oboist. In 2011, he was awarded an ARAM (Associate of the Royal Academy of Music) for his services to music. He currently serves as trustee of the Young Classical Artist Trust and director of the International Artist Manager’s Association. Gaetan’s hobbies include theatre, cycling and mountain hiking.