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Jacques VERNIER

member of the European Parliament

Jacques VERNIER, French Member of the European Parliament. Knight of the Order of National Merit.

Background

VERNIER, Jacques was born on July 3, 1944 in Paris. Parents: Charles Vernier and Georgette Vernier (née Mangin).

Education

Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, engineering, October 1962-Oct. 1964; Ecole supérieure des Mines de Paris (Advanced College of Mining Studies) October 1965-Oct. 1968, engineering; spoken languages: English.

Career

Mayor, Douai, since 1983. District councilor, Nord-Pasde-Calais, since 1983. Member of the European Parliament, July since 1984.

Mine maintenance, Strasbourg, October 1968-Oct. 1972; Seine Water Authority of Normandy. Paris, October 1972-Jun.

1974; Picardy Water Authority, Douai, June 1974-Aug.

Works

  • La Bataille de l’Environnement, Robert LafTont, 1971.

Religion

Catholic.

Connections

Spouse Bertille Janssen, 1968. Children: Cyrille, Agnès, Vincent, Hélène.