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Bruno Le Maire

Bruno Le Maire
Minister of Agriculture
In office
23 June 2009 – 15 May 2012
Prime Minister François Fillon
Preceded by Michel Barnier
Succeeded by Stéphane Le Foll
Personal details
Born (1969-04-15) 15 April 1969
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Political party Union for a Popular Movement
Alma mater National University
National School of Administration

Bruno Le Maire (born 15 April 1969) is a French politician. He served as the French Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fishing from 2009 to 2012.[1]

Biography

Early life

Bruno Le Maire was born on 15 April 1969 in Neuilly-sur-Seine.[1][2] He is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration.[1][2][3][4] He speaks French, English and German.

Career

From 2002 to 2004, he worked as an advisor to Dominique de Villepin in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.[3][4] In 2004, he moved to the Ministry of the Interior.[3] In 2005, he became the political advisor to the Prime Minister.[3][4] From 2007 to 2008, he was a member of the National Assembly of France, representing the Eure department.[3][4] From December 2008 to 2009, he served as Secretary of State in charge of European Affairs in the François Fillon government.[1][2]

Since 2008, he has served as a political advisor for the Union for a Popular Movement.[1][4] He also serves as a council member of Evreux.[1][4] In June 2009, he became the new Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fishing.[1][2] During his tenure at the Ministry, he created a new framework to modernize French agriculture, food and fishing. He also hosted the G20 Agriculture summit in 2011, which resulted in the creation of AMIS (Agricultural Market Information System). The main objectif of AMIS is to monitor the global agricultural market under a rotating presidency. An intervention Forum can be convoked if the presiding country judges it necessary.

He is a member of the Long-Term Investors Club.[4] From 2007 he was Secretary General of the Permanent Platform of Atomium Culture. Currently he is member of the Advisory Board.

On August 2012, he announced that he would be a candidate for the presidency of the Union for a Popular Movement, competing against former Prime Minister François Fillon, Secretary General Jean-François Copé and former Minister for Ecology Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet. He decided to develop a reformist line and to focus his campaign aroung four main axes:

  • Enhancing European economic integration
  • Strengthening French entrepreneurship and economy
  • Going back to the values of respect and authority in society
  • Renewing generations in political parties

But he failed to obtain sponsorships (he claim 7 200 sponsorships, but needed 7 924 at least).

Personal life

He is married to Pauline Doussau de Bazignan.[5] They have four children.

Depiction in film

In the movie La conquête (The conquest), about Nicolas Sarkozy's career, he was played by Emmanuel Noblet.

Bibliography

  • Le Ministre. Editions Grasset, 2004
  • Des hommes d’Etat. Editions Grasset, 2007 (2008 Edgar Faure Prize)
  • Jours de pouvoir, Editions Gallimard, 2013

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Webpage
  2. ^ a b c d Biography
  3. ^ a b c d e OECD
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Long-Term Investors Club
  5. ^ L'étrange emploi de la femme de Bruno Le Maire à l'Assemblée nationale entre 2007 et 2013, The Huffington Post, 08/10/2013
This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Français WorldHeritage.
Political offices
Preceded by
Michel Barnier
Minister of Agriculture
2009–2012
Succeeded by
Stéphane Le Foll
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