Biography of Hélène Conway-Mouret
Hélène Conway-Mouret was appointed Minister for the French Overseas on 21 June 2012. She is a Junior Minister with the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Ms Conway–Mouret was elected Senator for the French living abroad on 25 September 2011.
She served as Secretary of the French Senate Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.
She was a member of the Parliamentary Delegation for the Rights of Women, advocating equal opportunities for all.
Ms Conway–Mouret also served as a member of the board of the national agency responsible for French schools overseas (Agence pour l’enseignement français à l’étranger). She is a former member of the board of the Institute for National Defense studies IHEDN.
In 1997, Hélène Conway-Mouret was first elected Councillor with the Assembly of French Citizens Abroad (AFE), Dublin constituency. She was re-elected in 2006.
She is a founding member of the Dublin Section of the Party of European Socialists (PES) and a member of the Irish Labour Party.
Hélène Conway-Mouret’s first career as an academic was established in Ireland. She studied, then taught at Trinity College Dublin and later became a Director of the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT). She also taught at the University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne.
Hélène Mouret was born on 13 September 1960.