Monday, May 08, 2017

Who Is Emmanuel Macron? – BBC News

By any measure, the political rise of Emmanuel Macron has been remarkable. He's a former investment banker and served as an adviser then, later a minister in the Socialist government of the outgoing president, Francois Hollande. He resigned, just last year to form his own political movement. Our Paris correspondent Lucy Williamson profiles the man chosen to be the country's new head of state.