Nathalie Appéré

Nathalie Appéré was born in 1975 in Ploemeur. She has two children. She graduated with a higher education diploma (DEA) in Public Action and Territories from the Institute of Political Studies of Rennes.

Adhering to the Socialist Youth Movement and the Socialist Party in 1995, she joined the municipal team in 2001 as Deputy to the Mayor of Rennes, Edmond Hervé, and was entrusted with the City's associative policy. She was First Deputy to the Mayor of Rennes Daniel Delaveau and Vice President of Rennes Métropole in charge of social cohesion between 2008 and 2012.

From 2010 to 2014, she was Vice-President of the National Council of Cities, a body chaired by the Prime Minister and competent on issues related to urban policies, public action towards neighbourhoods and territories in difficulty.

Member of the second constituency of Ille-et-Vilaine between 2012 and 2017, she was also co-chair of the study group "Cities and suburbs" at the National Assembly.

She was elected Mayor of Rennes in March 2014 and Community Advisor of Rennes Métropole. She was re-elected in 2020, following the second round of the municipal elections in June.

In 2015, she was appointed President of the National Housing Agency (ANAH), a public institution under the Ministry of Housing, Territorial Equality and Rural Affairs, whose mission is to improve the existing private housing stock.

In 2017, she was appointed to sit as a qualified personality at the Observatoire de laïcité. This body advises the Government in its action in favour of the principle of secularism.