Turmoil in the office of the Minister of Sports Amélie Oudéa-Castéra

The former prefect of Finistère, Philippe Mahé (65), did not last a week as Amélie Oudéa-Castéra’s chief of staff. As in a couple, it is often during crises that we see if it works or not and they are thus separated ” from a common agreement “. The senior official, whom the Minister of Sports knew during the presidential campaign, was by her side on Tuesday, May 31, during the working afternoon at the Paris 2024 Games organizing committee, but the next day he was absent. from the amphitheater in the basement of the Senate during the hearing of the Minister and Gérald Darmanin, Minister of the Interior, on the events at the Stade de France.

According to our information, it is Antoine Gobelet (43), another prefect, who should replace him. Younger, the former secretary general with shared resources with the prefect of the Île-de-France region should take the head of the cabinet of fifteen people. He could rely on Thomas Cailleau, former consultant to the public affairs cabinet and in charge of communication for Thierry Braillard, Secretary of State for Sports between 2014 and 2017, as deputy chief of staff.

By a game of musical chairs, the former chief of staff of the prefect Mahé, David Foltz, is announced to take care of sovereign affairs, security and the Olympic and Paralympic Games according to the Telegram. The young 31-year-old enarque has already worked at Place Beauvau for three years, in the office of individual freedom. The only confirmed collaborator for the moment, Siane de Camas, former adviser to Sibeth Ndiaye on the government spokesperson, was appointed Amélie Oudéa-Castéra’s chief of staff by a decree in the Official Journal of May 28.


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