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HE PIERRE-YVES JEHOLET

Vice-President and Minister of Economy, Industry, Research, Innovation, Digital Technology, Employment and Training of the Walloon Government

Born in Verviers on October 6th, 1968

Married – 2 children

EDUCATION

  • Msc in Communication (UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve)
  • Bachelor in Law (ULiège)
  • Secondary school - Collège Marie-Thérèse in Herve (Mathematics-Languages)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Vice-President and Minister of Economy, Industry, Research, Innovation, Digital Technology, Employment and Training of the Walloon Government since 28th July 2017
  • MR (liberal political party) President of Verviers district federation since October 2008
  • Town councillor in Herve

PREVIOUS POLITICAL ACTIVITIES

  • Minority Leader (MR) - Walloon Parliament - from 22nd October 2014 to 27th July 2017
  • Walloon and community Deputy from 23rd June 2009 to 27th July 2017
  • Federal Deputy from 26th June 2007 to 23 June 2009
  • Walloon Deputy from 29th June 2004 to 26th June 2007
  • French community Deputy from 6th July 2004 to 26 June 2007
  • President of the parliamentary committee "Culture, youth, audiovisual media, press and cinema aid"
  • Federal Deputy from 14th July 2003 to 29th June 2004
  • MR spokesman from January 2008 to February 2011
  • Mayor of Herve from 3rd December 2012 to 27th July 2017

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Deputy chief of staff and spokesman to the Minister of Finance from July 1999 to July 2003
  • Editor-in-chief in charge of communication at "Réseau Radio Ciel" from January 1993 to December 1995
  • Press Officer to the PRL-FDF political group - President at the House of Representatives from January 1996 to July 1999 
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