Amélie de Montchalin (born 19 June 1985) is the Minister for European Affairs, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, in charge of European Affairs. She was elected to the French National Assembly on 18 June 2017, representing the 6th constituency of Essonne (Saclay Region), for La République en Marche.
She was previously the Majority Whip at the Finance Committee at the National Assembly, leading the political debate for the majority party on the National Budget and tax bills. She recently launched a national initiative to mobilize more actively French savings to fund innovation and growth of SMEs. She is also in charge of following for the Finance Committee (as Special Rapporteur) public spending related to Research & Innovation.
From 2009-12 she worked as an economist in charge of Eurozone analysis for Exane BNP Paribas. She then studied at from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where she co-founded the European Conference (2013) and graduated with a Master of Public Administration in 2014. From September 2014 she worked at the global headquarters of insurance firm AXA as Head of Foresight and Public Policy, on issues related to global financial regulation, data protection and climate change. She has participated in many international and European working groups on financial regulation and sustainable finance including the G20 and the Financial Stability Board.
She is also a graduate from HEC (Master in Management 2009) and studied Economics and History at Dauphine and Sorbonne Universities. She is married and mother of 3 children (1 girl aged 7 years old, 2 boys aged 5).