There are other places less well known that people go to try and find out what they are good at and how bext to approach such things. Pierre studied at one of the smaller and less open polytechnics. With it's specialisation is the occult arts and how to use them Fettes college might have been a strange choice but it suited Pierre.
Well the big bad world was just that. Big and bad. After having tried to run his own business Pierre has decided that the easier path is to work for the government. This is not such a bad thing. As a licensed occult scholar he had to go through some rigorous tests already. So being part of the main control structure should make it easy to get access to materials and maybe the odd spell.