Senator Hélène Conway-Mouret
Senator Hélène Conway-Mouret served as Minister for Diaspora in the government of Jean-Marc Ayrault II from June 2012 to March 2014.
As she has served as a member of the Senate of France since September 2011, where she represents French citizens living abroad.
She was a member of the Diaspora herself when she was educated and worked in Ireland. Spending 25 years here she received a Higher Diploma in Education from Trinity College Dublin and a Masters of Philosophy and Diploma in Management Practice from the University of Ulster. Previous to returning to France to embark on a career in politics Minister Hélène Conway-Mouret worked as the Director for the Department of Languages in Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT).