Franck Riester

Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs

Franck Riester was born in Paris (15th arrondissement) on 3 January 1974.

Higher Education

  • Graduate of ISG Business School
  • Master’s in local government from ESSEC Business School

Professional Experience

  • Consultant at Arthur Andersen (1998-1999)
  • Chief Executive of Riester SA, Peugeot dealerships (since 2000)

Electoral mandates and ministerial positions

  • Municipal councillor for Coulommiers (1995 to 2001)
  • Deputy Mayor of Coulommiers (2001 to 2008)
  • National Assembly Deputy for the 5th constituency of Seine-et-Marne (2007-2018)
  • Mayor of Coulommiers (2008-2017)
  • Member of the Cultural Affairs and Education Committee at the French National Assembly (since 2009)
  • Co-chair of the UDI, Agir et indépendants Group at the French National Assembly (2017-2018)
  • Municipal Councillor (since 2017)
  • Minister of Culture (2018-2020)