This is a key position. Lawrence Nuñez will soon be replaced by Pierre de Bousquet de Florian, who became director of the cabinet of the new minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin, as the boss of the "task force" anti-terrorism of the Elysium. At the age of 56, the former secretary of State for the interior will be the new coordinator of national intelligence and the fight against terrorism (CNRLT), placed with the president of the Republic.
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A used in sensitive posts
Ex-inspector of taxes passed by the ENA, he has served as the strategic director of cabinet of the prefect of police of Paris from 2012 to 2015, after having been sub-prefect and sub-prefect outside the classroom to Bayonne, where he followed the business from the basque country, and director of the cabinet of the prefect of Seine-Saint-Denis (2008-2010). From 2015 to 2017, he had occupied the post also very sensitive to the prefect of police of the Bouches-du-Rhône.
Since the last government reshuffle, the future of Mr. Nuñez was the subject of much speculation, with for example the assumption of continuing as secretary of State for the Interior in charge of security of the everyday, alongside Gérald Darmanin and Marlène Schiappa. "Returning to the directors, Mr. Nuñez does not return to this stage in politics, and a fortiori as elected ", commented to AFP a source from the prefecture.