Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Municipal Councillor, 1971-1977. Mayor of Boulogne-sur-Mer 1977-1989. Regional Councillor, 1976-1983.
County Councillor, Boulognesur-Mer, 1979-1988. Vice-Chairman, Regional Council, Nord-Pas-deCalais, 1980-1983. Member of Managing Committee, Socialist Party, since 1976.
Socialist Deputy, Pas-de-Calais (Boulogne-Sud), 1981-1983. Secretary of State at the Ministry of Transport, in charge of the Sea, 1983. Secretary of State at the Ministry of Planning, Housing and Transport, in charge of the Sea, 198486.
Elected Socialist Deputy for Pas-de-Calais, 1986, re-elected 1988. Mathematics teacher at Ziguinchor College, Senegal, 1961 -63. Gallieni College, then Ecole Normale Supérieure, Tananarive, Madagascar 1966-1969.
Professorat the Faculty of Science, Tananarive, 1966-1969 and Amiens University, since 1969.