CHAM 2018

European Parliament
European Union
Member of the European Parliament since 1994, Françoise Grossetête is a law graduate from the University of Lyon. She started her career as a university teacher before being elected at local level, first as deputy Mayor of Saint-Etienne (1983-2008) and then as President of the Pilat Natural Park (1989-2008).
In the European Parliament, she is Vice-President of the EPP Group since 2014, a position she held already before, between 1999 and 2007. Françoise Grossetête sits in the committees for the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, and Research, Industry and Energy. With a strong focus on health policies, she has carried through Parliament a number of legislations related to pharmaceuticals and healthcare.
A former Regional counsellor for Rhône-Alpes, she is also member of the Political Bureau of Les Républicains.