Amlie Verdier appointed head of the General Directorate of Public Finances

Amlie Verdier, current director general of the Regional Health Agency (ARS) of Ile-de-France, has been appointed head of the General Directorate of Public Finances (DGFiP), a government source told AFP on Wednesday.

This 46-year-old senior civil servant, from the same promotion as Emmanuel Macron and former chief of staff at the Bercy Budget, succeeds Jrme Fournel, who became chief of staff to the Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire, on the occasion of the cabinet reshuffle in January.

When contacted by AFP, the DGFiP was not immediately available to comment on this information. The interim position is currently held by Antoine Magnant, the deputy general director of this department responsible in particular for tax collection and who reports to the Minister of the Economy and Finance.

Former chief of staff of the delegated minister responsible for the Budget

Graduated with a degree in history from Panthon-Sorbonne University and Sciences Po, she worked alongside several personalities on the benches of the National School of Administration (ENA), within the Lopold-Sdar-Senghor promotion. of the political world, the sometimes meteoric rise, including the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron.

Amlie Verdier joined the General Inspectorate of Finance in 2004 – at the same time as Emmanuel Macron -, then in 2007 the Bercy Budget Directorate, where she notably held the functions of deputy director.

From 2012 to 2014, under the presidency of Franois Hollande, she was chief of staff to the delegated minister in charge of the Budget, Jerme Cahuzac (PS) and then, after his fall in a tax fraud case, to Bernard Cazeneuve. She was also deputy chief of staff to Pierre Moscovici when he was Minister of Economy and Finance.

Amlie Verdier was recruited in 2014 as general secretary of Public Assistance-Hospitals of Paris, alongside Martin Hirsch, who was High Secretary for active solidarity against poverty within the government of François Fillon, under the presidency of Nicolas Sarkozy .

Amlie Verdier was appointed in August 2021 director of the ARS of Ile-de-France, which coordinates the regional health system, after having occupied for more than four years, since 2017, the position of Director of Budget, Bercy.

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