Cecilia consistently served the people of France in many capacities: from 1989 to 2002 in Neuilly’s city hall and at the Assemblée Nationale; in 2002 in the office of the Minister of Interior; in 2004 as advisor in the Ministry of State, Economy, Finance and Industry, and in 2005 as Chief of Staff for the UMP Party.
In 2007, Mrs. Attias became First Lady of France and successfully negotiated with General Muammar Gaddafi for the release of five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor imprisoned on Libya’s death row. Currently, Mrs. Attias is the Senior Vice President of Public Affairs at Richard Attias & Associates. In this capacity she works with governments to increase their global influence and create platforms to brand and position nations.
Mrs. Attias also serves as President and Founder of the Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women; and in February 2016, she became a member of the Brazzaville Foundation’s advisory board, headed by HRH Prince Michael of Kent.