Michaël Delafosse

Michaël Delafosse is the 62nd Mayor of Montpellier and the President of Montpellier Méditerranée Metropolis. He was elected to the mayor's post by the municipal council of Montpellier on 4 July 2020, after his list Montpellier Unie (United Montpellier) won the second round of the French municipal elections.

Delafosse holds degrees in history and geography, and a certificate from the Cycle of Graduate Studies for Economic Development (CHEDE) program. He has experience as a deputy to the mayor of Montpellier in charge of culture and town planning.

Delafosse was born in 1977. He is a teacher of history and geography at Collège Fontcarrade in Montpellier. He is married, father of two sons.

Image: Ville de Montpellier