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Bordeaux: who is Étienne Guyot, the new prefect of Gironde?


After 4 years of service in Occitania, Étienne Guyot was appointed prefect of New Aquitaine on Wednesday. A region, which is not unknown to him.

Le Figaro Bordeaux

The Garonne, symbol of the South-West with which he maintains "

an emotional relationship

", Étienne Guyot never leaves it.

After 4 years at the head of Occitania in Toulouse, he was appointed prefect of New Aquitaine, Gironde and the Southwest defense and security zone on Wednesday in the Council of Ministers.

A region where he had already worked at the Landes prefecture (2007-2009).

Born in Nancy, in Murder and Moselle, Étienne Guyot, 60, studied History for a degree, then at Sciences Po, from which he graduated, before joining the state bodies.

Assigned to Paris, then to the Rhône, he discovered the South-West by becoming prefect of Gers (Occitanie) in 2005. In previous years, his career was punctuated by key positions in the service of local authorities.

Successively Deputy Director of Territorial Administration and Technical Advisor to the Interior on issues relating to local freedoms, he is characterized by “

his Republican courtesy

” according to the Mayor of Bordeaux.

Contacted by the new prefect shortly before the formalization of his appointment, Pierre Hurmic underlines "

a delicacy of very good omen


Successor of Fabienne Buccio "

who was very appreciated humanly

", the enarque will be missed by his former partners.

I have a twinge in my heart to see this high quality partner and this great servant of the State leave

”, confides to


Carole Delga.

The president of the Occitanie Region is pleased to extend her collaboration with "

this builder of dialogue

" on the Grand Sud-Ouest project (the GPSO plans the creation of the LGV Bordeaux-Toulouse, editor's note), aeronautics or management waters.

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A new prefect already known locally

Transversal files, which were precisely the opportunity for the elected representatives of Aquitaine to meet their future prefect.

President of the Regional Council of New Aquitaine since 1998, Alain Rousset knows the Knight of the Legion of Honor well.

Prefect Guyot is a very precise man and attached to his files

”, assures the politician.

Between the two men, “

personal relations are extremely trusting


Having frequented the senior official in the same context, the president of Bordeaux Métropole also approves of this assignment.

I really liked working with Madame Buccio, who is energetic and organized.

His successor is very open and attentive, I really welcome him

“Reacted Alain Anziani.

The one who is also mayor of Mérignac is delighted that the territory has "

prefects attached to local authorities


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A pledge that Emmanuel Morin, departmental director of public security (DDSP) in Gironde also grants to Étienne Guyot: “

We know in advance that he will be attentive to security issues and the quality of public service.

We will support him as well as possible in this mission with our fellow citizens.

As the representative of the State prepares to take on his responsibilities at the Garonne estuary, the notables hold their breath.

The arrival of a new prefect is always a highlight

,” concludes the commissioner.

Source: lefigaro

All news articles on 2023-01-12

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