Mayor of Paris

Anne Hidalgo has been Mayor of Paris since 2014. After co-hosting the Climate Summit for Local Leaders in December 2015 with Michael Bloomberg, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, she was elected as the new Chair of C40 Cities, the leading network of the 90 most important cities in the world committed to addressing climate change.  Born in Spain, she is a Former Labour Inspector, and has occupied several positions in national and international organizations before becoming First Deputy Mayor of Paris  (2001- 14), in charge of gender equality  and later in charge of urban planning and architecture.