Pierre-René Lemas is a high French Civil Servant. Before joining Caisse des Dépôts, he was Secretary-General of the Office of the President of the French Republic (2012-2014), Principal Private Secretary of the President of the Senate (2010-2012) and Managing Director of Paris Habitat – Public housing office (2008-2011).
He served in the French Ministry of Interior, notably as Director of different administrations and as Prefect of various French regions.
Pierre-René Lemas is a former student of the National College of Administration (ENA), graduate of the Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po Paris) and holds a Master’s degree in Law and a postgraduate degree in Public Law
He is Officer of the French National Order of Merit and Knight of the Legion of Honour.