Laurent Nuñez-Belda (born February 19, 1964 in Bourges) is a French civil servant and independent politician. He has been serving as Secretary of State to the Minister of the Interior in the government of Prime Minister Édouard Philippe since 2018. He served as director-general of the General Directorate for Internal Security from 22 June 2017 to 16 October 2018.
|Secretary of State to the Minister of the Interior|
|Assumed office |
16 October 2018
|Prime Minister||Édouard Philippe|
|Preceded by||Jacqueline Gourault|
19 February 1964
Bourges, Centre-Val de Loire, France
|Political party||La République En Marche!|
|Alma mater||University of Tours|
École nationale d'administration
Early life and educationEdit
As part of the reorganisation of the French intelligence services Nuñez was appointed as director-general of DGSI on 22 June 2017, and succeeded Patrick Calvar. He pursued a new policy of "openness."
On 16 October 2018 Nuñez was appointed as Secretary of State to the Minister of the Interior, under the leadership of minister Christophe Castaner. He is especially responsible for the coordination of the intelligence services and the police.
- "Laurent NUÑEZ". Ministry of the Interior.
- Laurent Nuñez : l’expert de Castaner, Le Parisien, 16 October 2018
- "Laurent Nunez, patron de la DGSI et nouvel homme fort du renseignement". lejdd.fr.