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Biography

François Bausch was born on 16 October 1956 in Luxembourg City.

Education and qualifications

François Bausch attended secondary school at the Lycée de garçons in Esch-sur-Alzette.

Governmental posts

Following the legislative elections of 20 October 2013, François Bausch joined the government as Minister for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure on 4 December 2013 in the coalition government formed by the Democratic Party (DP), the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party (LSAP) and the Green Party (“déi gréng”).

Other political posts

A member of the Green Party since 1986, François Bausch was elected to Parliament for the first time in 1989 while standing for the Green Party in the constituency of the Centre. He served as a member of Parliament until 1992, before being re-elected from 1994 to 2013. He was among others chairman of the parliamentary Oversight Committee of the State Intelligence Service from 2009 to 2013. He also assumed the role of chairman of the Green Party parliamentary group from 1999 to 2013.

At local level, François Bausch initially served as a municipal councillor of the City of Luxembourg from 1994 to 2005, then as first alderman from 2005 to 2013.

Professional activities

Prior to embarking on his political career, François Bausch was an official with Luxembourg National Railways (Société nationale des chemins de fer luxembourgeois – CFL).