Great Est Region (TRGE)
Franck LEROY holds a Master’s degree in law, which he obtained at the University of Lille II in 1984, and a DESS in public administration and internal public law from the University of Paris I in 1985. He then joined the Institut d’études politiques de Paris, in the economic and social policy section, with a major in “information and communication”. In 1983, he began his professional career as a parliamentary assistant to the senator of Pas-de-Calais, Henri ELBY. He then took up a post as a project manager for the Director General of the Champagne-Ardenne Region, where he was responsible for administrative litigation and the assemblies department until 1990. That year, he followed Bernard STASI to the town hall of Épernay and became his chief of staff. From 1996 to 2000, he was chief of staff to François BAROIN, mayor of Troyes. In 2000, as deputy mayor of Épernay for finance and urban planning, he succeeded Bernard STASI. Franck LEROY was re-elected mayor in 2001, 2008, 2014 and 2020. He has also been president of the association of mayors and presidents of intercommunities of the Marne since 2017. From 2005 to 2007, he worked as a jurist in a law firm. On 8 January 2008, he was officially sworn in as a lawyer at the Châlons-en-Champagne bar before the Reims Court of Appeal. In 2016, he joined the regional council of the Grand Est, and was elected 15th vice-president, then 13th vice-president the following year. After the 2021 elections, he was elected first vice-president of the community, in charge of the environment, the ecological transition and the SRADDET. On 13 January, he was elected President of the Grand Est Region. His former 1st deputy, Christine MAZY, succeeds him as Mayor of Epernay. He remains President of the Epernay Agglomeration Community, which he has led since 2017.