Who is Jean-Paul Delevoye?


Economic, social and environmental Council (CESE)

Born January 22, 1947 he was deputy of the Pas-de-Calais from 1986 to 1988. In 1986, he became a Steering Committee member of the Association of Mayors of France (AMF), and Chairman of the Finance Committee. He was also Chairman of the AMF from 1992 to 2002.

Senator of Calais from 1992 to 2002, chairman of the Senate mayors, he led the report "Social Cohesion and Territory" for the Planning Commission in 1999. He presided over the Senate mission information charged to take stock of decentralization and to propose improvements to facilitate the exercise of local powers in 1999-2000. He also led the task force on criminal responsibility of policy makers at the Department of Justice. In 1998, he participated in the study "a comprehensive approach to the time of the child: the testing of school timetables."
Minister of Civil Service, State Reform and Regional Planning from 2002 to 2004, he has initiated the reform of the ENA and the retirement of civil servants. He was appointed Ombudsman by the President of the Republic in April 2004, a position he held until March 31, 2011.
Jean-Paul Delevoye was elected President of the Economic social and environmental council on November 16, 2010.