President

Christophe Rouillon

President of the PES Group in the European Committee of the Regions

  • Mayor of Coulaines, France
  • Member of the Committee of the Regions since 2005
  • Vice-President of the Association of French Mayors
  • Member of the French Socialist Party
Mayor of Coulaines, France Member of the Committee of the Regions since 2005 Vice-President of the Association of French Mayors Member of the French Socialist Party

Biography and interventions

Christophe Rouillon is mayor of Coulaines, Vice-President of the Association of French Mayors with responsibility for Europe and has been a member of the European Committee of the Regions since 2005.

From July 2017 to June 2019, he was the 1st Vice-President of the Socialist Group in the European Committee of the Regions. From October 2019 he became the Group’s president.

Rouillon studied Public Law and Political Science at the Universities of Sorbonne and Paris 2-Assas and holds a degree in Public Law from the University of Maine Le Mans. He also completed the Aspen programme for young politicians and postgraduate studies in European studies at the National School of Administration (École Nationale d'Administration, ENA). At the age of 25, he was appointed as a consultant to the Cabinet of Justice Minister Michel Vauzelle. In 2001, at the age of 34, he was elected mayor of Coulaines, and was reconfirmed in his position in the  2004, 2008, 2011 and 2014 local elections. As member of the Committee, Christophe Rouillon has been rapporteur on several key dossiers, including “Reconnecting Europe with its citizens: more and better communication at local level”, “Deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union” and “Towards a more efficient and democratic decision making in EU tax policy”.

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Bureau Members

Christophe ROUILLON
Christophe ROUILLON
President
France
Christophe ROUILLON
Christophe ROUILLON
President
France
 christopherouillon@orange.fr
+33 2 43743518
 FR, DE
CIVEX-VI , ECON-VI
Per BØDKER ANDERSEN
Per BØDKER ANDERSEN
Vice-President
Denmark
CFAA chair, CoR Vice-President
Per BØDKER ANDERSEN
Per BØDKER ANDERSEN
Vice-President
Denmark
CFAA chair, CoR Vice-President
 InternationalRelations4@kl.dk
+32 2 5501260
 DA, EN, DE, FR, SV
CIVEX-VI , ECON-VI
Enrico ROSSI
Enrico ROSSI
Vice-President
Italy
Enrico ROSSI
Enrico ROSSI
Vice-President
Italy
 enrico.rossi@regione.toscana.it
+39 055 4384820
 IT
ECON-VI , SEDEC-VI
Bureau members
Vincenzo BIANCO
Vincenzo BIANCO
Member
Italy
Vincenzo BIANCO
Vincenzo BIANCO
Member
Italy
 ebsenato@gmail.com
+39 066 8009233
 IT, FR
SEDEC-VI , CIVEX-VI
Karsten Uno PETERSEN
Karsten Uno PETERSEN
Member
Denmark
PES Group coordinator NAT
Karsten Uno PETERSEN
Karsten Uno PETERSEN
Member
Denmark
PES Group coordinator NAT
 cor2@regioner.dk
+32 2 5501280
 EN, DE, FR, DA
NAT-VI , COTER-VI
Roby BIWER
Roby BIWER
Member
Luxembourg
CoR Vice-President
Roby BIWER
Roby BIWER
Member
Luxembourg
CoR Vice-President
 robiwer@pt.lu
+352 518170
 FR, DE, EN
ENVE-VI , NAT-VI , COTER-VI
Ilmar REEPALU
Ilmar REEPALU
Member
Sweden
CoR Vice-President
Ilmar REEPALU
Ilmar REEPALU
Member
Sweden
CoR Vice-President
 ilmar.reepalu@malmo.se
+46 40 341002
 EN, SV, ET
COTER-VI , ENVE-VI
Isabelle BOUDINEAU
Isabelle BOUDINEAU
Member
France
Isabelle BOUDINEAU
Isabelle BOUDINEAU
Member
France
 isabelle.boudineau@nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
+33 5 57570232
 FR
ENVE-VI , COTER-VI
Barbara DUDEN
Barbara DUDEN
Member
Germany
President of the CIVEX commission
Barbara DUDEN
Barbara DUDEN
Member
Germany
President of the CIVEX commission
 barbara.duden@bk.hamburg.de
+49 40 42831597
 DE, EN
CIVEX-VI , COTER-VI
Karl-Heinz LAMBERTZ
Karl-Heinz LAMBERTZ
Member
Belgium
President of the European Committee of the Regions
Karl-Heinz LAMBERTZ
Karl-Heinz LAMBERTZ
Member
Belgium
President of the European Committee of the Regions
 Karl-heinz.lambertz@pdg.be
+32 87 318402
 DE, FR, NL, EN
SEDEC-VI , CIVEX-VI

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