Boris Lefebvre: politically active abroad

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Boris Lefebvre has been a member of the British delegation of Les Républicains since 2014. He is in charge of external relations with the Conservative party and other European centre-right parties. He is actively involved in national election campaigns for French people living in the UK.

Biography

Boris Lefebvre was born on 17 March 1978 in Caen, where he grew up. He has two sisters – Sonia, born in 1975, and Olivia, born in 1984.

In 1996, he began preparatory classes for business school entrance exams at Charles de Gaulle high school in Caen. Two years later, he was accepted at Rouen Business School (now NEOMA) to study accounting, financial markets, management, financial control and business law.

His end-of-year internship was in Great Britain, where he learned to negotiate contracts.

During his placement year, he worked in an investment bank in Paris and abroad. He improved his English and learned to set up projects.

His third year took him to Montreal as an exchange student. Finally, his studies ended in 2002 with a three-month internship in a front office role in London. Once he had graduated, he returned to London to settle there.

In 2003, he joined one of the world’s leading financial intermediary groups, where he is now a partner.

Political commitment

Boris Lefebvre has been interested in politics since he was a boy. He frequently attended meetings held by the RPR youth movement.

Between 2007 and 2012, he took part in meetings and debates held by the London section of the UMP party. He became an active member of the British delegation of Les Républicains in 2013 and is now in charge of external relations.

He is a frequent visitor to the British parliament and is friends with several Conservative MPs. In June 2015, he organised a joint conference on Brexit with Les Républicains and the British Conservative party.

In 2016, Boris Lefebvre worked to ensure that the centre-right’s primary elections ran smoothly. He is a member of the political bureau for the 2017 presidential and legislative elections in the UK.

He also co-founded the charity Progressive Initiative, which helps struggling master’s and PhD students.