Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron is a French politician, senior civil servant, and former investment banker.
An investment bank is typically a private company that provides various financial-related and other services to individuals, corporations, and governments such as raising financial capital by underwriting or acting as the client's agent in the issuance of securities.
Emmanuel Macron au JT de TF1 by En Marche - la chaîne d'Emmanuel Macron
Born in Amiens, he studied Philosophy at Paris Nanterre University, completed a Master's of Public Affairs at Sciences Po, and graduated from the École nationale d'administration in 2004.
Paris Nanterre University, formerly called "Paris X Nanterre" and more recently "Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense", is a French university in the Academy of Versailles.
The École nationale d'administration is one of the most prestigious French grandes écoles, created in 1945 by Michel Debré to democratise access to the senior civil service.
Sciences Po, or Paris Institute of Political Studies, is a selective university located in Paris, France.
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He worked as an Inspector of Finances in the Inspectorate General of Finances and then became an investment banker at Rothschild & Cie Banque.
Rothschild & Cie Banque is a French bank and belongs to Rothschild & Co. It provides investment banking, asset management, and wealth management services in France.
A member of the Socialist Party from 2006 to 2009, he was designated deputy secretary-general under François Hollande's first government in 2012.
François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande is a French politician who has been President of the French Republic and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra since taking office in 2012.
He was appointed Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs in 2014 under the Second Valls Government, where he pushed through business-friendly reforms.
He resigned in August 2016 in order to launch a bid in the 2017 presidential election.
In November 2016, Macron declared that he would run in the election under the banner of En Marche!
En Marche!, also known by its official name Association pour le renouvellement de la vie politique, is a social liberal political party in France founded on 6 April 2016 by Emmanuel Macron, a former Minister of the Economy, Industry and the Digital Economy, as well as a 2017 presidential candidate and frontrunner in the first round of the 2017 French presidential election.
, a centrist movement he founded in April 2016.
In politics, centrism or the center is a political outlook or specific position that involves acceptance or support of a balance of a degree of social equality and a degree of social hierarchy; while opposing political changes which would result in a significant shift of society either strongly to the left or the right.
He qualified for the runoff after the first round of the election on 23 April 2017.