Senior adviser for international climate and environment negotiations
Marie-Hélène Aubert is a member of President François Hollande’s cabinet and adviser on international climate and environment negotiations.
Member of the French Green party from 1990 to 2008, she was successively elected as Conseiller Régional (Regional Councillor) for the Centre-Val de Loire region (1992-1998), then Député in the National Assembly for the Eure-et-Loir constituency (1997-2002). She was a member of the Foreign affairs committee, vice-chair of the National Assembly (2001-2002), and finally Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Ouest region (2004-2009).
Initially a teacher of French literature, she went on in 2009 to obtain a Master’s degree in agricultural development and economic policies from the Institute for Studies of Economic and Social Development (IEDES – University Paris 1).
Before being called to the French Presidency in may 2012, she was deputy director of the Futur Facteur 4 research and consulting office, which specializes in energy and sustainable development issues.