Valérie Hayer 

Short bio

Born on 6 April 1986

From Château-Gontier, France

Studied public law at the Panthéon Sorbonne University (Paris)

Fun fact

When I was young, I wanted to become a vet!

« More than ever in this troubled world, we need a strong European Union to protect our citizens, preserve our democracies, and ensure a sustainable and prosperous future for our children. These elections are crucial. We cannot let populists compromise our common destiny! »

She is the President of our pro-European political group Renew Europe at the European Parliament. 
She is affiliated with the presidential party Renaissance in France, serving as a member of its Executive Board. 
Elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019, Valérie Hayer was Renew Europe’s spokesperson on budgetary and financial affairs and a member of the European Parliament’s negotiating team on the long-term EU budget (Multiannual Financial Framework). 
From 2008 until 2019, Valérie Hayer was a municipal councilor in France. 
She was also Vice-President of the Departmental Council from 2017 until 2019. Over this period, she also worked as an advisor to various parliamentarians in France. 
Valérie Hayer holds a Master’s degree in public law, public administration and public management from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, France.

The road so far..

Jan. 2024
Lead candidate of the Renaissance party for the 2024 European elections in France

Feb. 2024

President of the Renew Europe Group


Co-President of “L’Europe Ensemble” delegation within the Renew Europe group


Member of the European Parliament, Coordinator in the Committee on Budgets


Vice-President of the Departmental Council of Mayenne, France


Member of the Municipal Council in Saint-Denis d’Anjou, France

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