Party affiliation: Rally for the Republic
Responsible for export finance, Renault Group (nationalised industry), 1973-1983. Secretary of Essonne Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic) Federation, 1981-1986. Town Councillor for Etampes, since 1983.
Regional Councillor for Ile de France, 1983-1984. Administrator of Public Corporation of Evry New Town, 1983-1984. On detachment to Chairman of Departmental Council for Essonne, 1985-1986.
Deputy for Essonne, 1986, re-elected 1988. Chairman of Essonne Departmental Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic) Committee, since 1987. Commissioner of Audit, Institute of Advanced National Defence Studies, 1987-1988.