President of the Ile-de-France Regional Council & President of METROPOLIS
Jean-Paul Huchon was born on 29th of July of 1946. He holds a law degree at the Paris Institute of Political Studies. He is a former student of the National School of Administration (ENA) and an Officer of the French Legion of Honour, a Knight of the French National Order of Merit and a Commander of the French Order of Agricultural Merit. Since 1998, he is the President of the Regional Council of Île-de-France and since 2006, the President of the Metropolis. He was re-elected in 2008 and 2011. Also he is the President of the metropolitan section of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and Vice-President of UCLG, the Public Investment Bank (BPI) and the member of the Supervisory Board of the Société du Grand Paris (SGP).