Pierre Lellouche is currently Deputy of Paris. He has been Member of French Parliament since 1993 (5 terms). Representing the center of the French capital since 1997, he is currently member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the French National Assembly and member of Paris city Council. He also is the “Les Républicains” Delegate for International Affairs since June 2015.
After having studied in the University of Paris-Nanterre, Sciences Po and Harvard Law School (LLM, 1974, SJD 1978, Doctoral thesis on the internationalization of the nuclear fuel cycle), Pierre Lellouche became a lawyer, co-founder of the French Institute for International Relations (IFRI).
Specialist of foreign affairs, he was the diplomatic adviser to Jacques Chirac (1989-1997). He was elected President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (between 2004 and 2006) and French Special Envoy to ITER negotiations (thermo-nuclear fusion experimental reactor) 2003-2005.
Under Nicolas Sarkozy’s presidency, Pierre Lellouche was successively French Special Representative for Afghanistan-Pakistan (2008-2009), Minister for Europe (2009-2010) and Foreign Trade Minister (2011-2012). He is the author of numerous books and articles in national and international politics.