Emmanuel Moulin, new director of Gabriel Attal’s cupboard in tune with the Elysée | EUROtoday

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Emmanuel Moulin, in Paris, July 14, 2023.

Extroverted, jovial, however sanguine if upset; onerous employee, pro-business financial knowledgeable, very near Alexis Kohler, secretary basic of the Elysée; good friend of Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy till additional discover; adept on the affect of the shadows relatively than an overexposed train of energy; hardly near Gabriel Attal… Here are some character traits of Emmanuel Moulin, 55, appointed director of the Prime Minister’s workplace on Wednesday January 10.

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No notable shut ties with its new boss, Gabriel Attal subsequently. Even if Matignon specifies in a press launch that he “has a perfect knowledge of the functioning of the State which the Prime Minister was able to observe when he worked with him as Minister of Public Accounts”. Emmanuel Moulin has been, since 2020, Director General of the Treasury, a strategic place in senior administration. “My appointment was made naturally, in agreement with the president and the prime minister who wanted it to be me,” he explains to World.

In actuality, Gabriel Attal was unable to deviate from the tacit rule that Emmanuel Macron has utilized because the departure of Edouard Philippe in July 2020: the Elysée has management over the selection of the director of Matignon’s cupboard. Nicolas Revel for Jean Castex; Aurélien Rousseau, then Jean-Denis Combrexelle for Elisabeth Borne. An imprimatur that’s something however trivial: the director of Matignon’s cupboard, Alexis Kohler’s counterpart on the Elysée, is reputed to have extra energy than any minister.

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Tolerance granted: Emmanuel Moulin will kind a pair with Fanny Anor, who was the director of Gabriel Attal’s cupboard for training. But there are solely 4 males attending the successive meals on the Elysée, since Tuesday January 9, to represent the longer term authorities, MM. Macron, Attal, Kohler and Moulin, which signifies: “I don’t have a say. I mostly answer the questions people ask me. »

“Rocardian opinions”

“It is uncommon for a director of the Treasury, the summit at Bercy, to develop into director of Matignon’s cupboard, analyzes Jean-Pierre Jouyet, former secretary basic of the Elysée. Having somebody with such expertise within the financial, monetary and European fields on this place is vital, as a result of relations between Matignon and Bercy should be fluid when the financial stakes are excessive. » But it’s above all of the proximity of Emmanuel Moulin with the highly effective Alexis Kohler which might assure an efficient understanding between Elysée and Matignon…

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