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Jouyet, Jean-Pierre

Published on November 30, 2007
Former State Secretary under the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, in charge of European Affairs.

Born on February 13, 1954 in Montreuil-sous-Bois (Seine-Saint-Denis)

Education
- Graduate of the Ecole nationale d’administration (ENA) (“Voltaire” Year)
Career

- Head of the Service de l’Inspection générale des finances [audit department of French public services] since 2005
- Lecturer at ENA in 1982 and since 2006
- Lecturer (1996-1997) then Visiting Professor (since 2006) at the Paris Institut d’études politiques (IEP)
- Member of the Board of Directors, France Telecom (2002-2004 and since 2006), and of the board of the Fondation nationale des sciences politiques since 2006
- President of the Paris Club (2000-2005)
- Non-executive chairman of Barclays Bank France in 2005
- Ambassador with responsibility for international economic issues at the French Foreign Ministry (2004-2005)
- Head of the French Trésor Directorate, Ministry for the Economy, Finance and Industry (2000-2004)
- Deputy Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister (1997-2000)
- Partner in [the French business law firm] “Jeantet Associés” [Jeantet and Partners] (1995-1997)
- Deputy Principal Private Secretary (1991-1994) then Principal Private Secretary (1994-1995) to the President of the European Commission
- Principal Private Secretary to the Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Town and Country Planning (Regional Development), then to the Minister of Industry and Town and Country Planning (Regional Development) (1988-1991)
- Principal at the Service de la législation fiscale [tax legislation department] at the Ministry for the Economy and Finance
- Director of Studies, Paris Institut d’études politiques
- Inspecteur des finances [auditor at the French Trésor, with special responsibility for the inspection of public finances] (1980)

Political offices

- Honorary Chairman of the Témoin Club since 1999
- Chairman of the Démocratie Club in 2000

Ministerial offices

- Minister Delegate for Health (2001-2002)
- Minister of State for Health (1997-1999)
- Minister for Health and Humanitarian Action (1992-1993)
- Minister of State with responsibility for Humanitarian Action (1988-1992)
- Minister of State with responsibility for Social Integration (1988)

Recent published works

- N’enterrez pas la France, with Philippe Mabille, Editions Robert Laffont, 2007

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