Bernard Cazeneuve is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Bordeaux and works as a lawyer. He was an elected official in the Manche departement from 1994 to 2012, including being Member of Parliament and Mayor of Cherbourg. The French President François Hollande appointed him as Minister for European Affairs in 2012, Minister for the Budget in 2013 and Minister of the Interior in 2014. In December 2016 he was appointed as Prime Minister, a position he held until the resignation of his government on May 10th 2017. In 2017, he joined the law firm AUGUST DEBOUZY as Partner where he mainly focuses on international compliance matters.