MAYOR OF PARIS & CHAIR OF C40, FRANCE
Anne Hidalgo, became Paris first female mayor when she was elected in 2014. Prior to becoming the mayor of the French capital, she was the first mayor-adjoint in Paris to the mayor, Bertrand Delanoe from 2001 to 2014, and regional counselor of Ile-de-France, from 2004 to 2014. Ms. Hidalgo was born in Spain, is a French politician and member of the Socialist Party. A major part of her development program for Paris is the improvement of the environment.