Globalisation:Atlantic Partnership:Alain Juppé
Alain Marie Juppe, (date of birth 15th August 1945, Mont-de-Marsan, France). He is the current Mayor of Bordeaux.
1984-1986 he was a Member of the European Parliament, he became a minister in 1986. He was a Member of the National Assembly of France for Paris; he was elected in 1986, 1988 and 1983. He was also elected for this position for Gironde between 1997 and 2004.  He was the deputy mayor of Paris between 1983 and 95, he was re-elected in 1989 – he was also the councilor OF Paris at these times.
His most successful Roles
- Minister of Budget (1986-1988)
- Spokesman for Government (1986-1988)
- Minister of Foreign Affairs (1993-1995)
- He became Prime Minister of France between 1995 and 1997 under President Jacques Chirac.
- He was also the Mayor of Bordeaux from 1995 - 2004
He resigned as he was convicted of mishandling funds in December 2004, and returned to politics when he was re-elected as Mayor of Bordeaux in October 2006.