|High Commissioner of the Republic in French Polynesia|
10 July 2019
|Preceded by||René Bidal|
|Prefect of Mayotte|
28 March 2018 –10 July 2019
|Preceded by||Frédéric Veau|
|Succeeded by||Jean-François Colombet|
|Chef de Cabinet of the Minister of Overseas|
24 May 2017 –28 March 2018
|Prefect of Réunion|
2 August 2014 –24 May 2017
|Preceded by||Jean-Luc Marx|
|Succeeded by||Amaury de Saint-Quentin|
|Prefect of Eure|
29 September 2011 –2 August 2014
|Preceded by||Fabienne Buccio|
|Succeeded by||René Bidal|
|Prefect of Vosges|
5 January 2009 –29 September 2011
|Preceded by||Albert Dupuy|
|Succeeded by||Marcelle Pierrot|
|Born||31 July 1955|
Caudéran, Gironde, France
Dominique Sorain (born 31 July 1955 in Caudéran, France) is a French senior civil servant. He has been serving as High Commissioner of the Republic in French Polynesia since 10 July 2019.
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|Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour|
|Officer of the National Order of Merit|
|Knight of the Order of Maritime Merit|
|Commandeur of the Order of Agricultural Merit|
|National Defence Medal|
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