François Goulard has succeeded François d’Aubert as Minister for Research and Higher Education.
François Goulard was a member of the previous government as Junior Minister for Transport and Maritime Affairs under Gilles de Robien, the Minister for Transport and Public Infrastructure.
Mr de Robien has now been appointed Minister for Education, Higher Education and Research in the new government.
6 June 2005
François Goulard is Mayor of Vannes and Member of Parliament for Morbihan. Since 2002, he is also vice-chair of the budget committee at the French National Assembly.