Didier-Roland Tabuteau is appointed Vice-President of the Council of State.
A graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, Didier-Roland Tabuteau is an alumnus of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA, "Promotion Louise Michel", 1984). He holds a doctorate in public law and an accreditation to supervise research. He teaches at the IEP in Paris and at the University.
Didier-Roland Tabuteau joined the Council of State in 1984 as an auditor in the Litigation Section and then in the Interior Section. He was a public rapporteur in the Litigation Section (1991-1992).
He continued his career outside the Council of State in the field of health and social affairs:
• He held positions in several ministerial cabinets: deputy director of the cabinet of the Minister for Solidarity, Health and Civil Protection (1988 - 1991) then of the Minister for Employment and Solidarity (1997 - 2000), director of the cabinet of the Minister for Health and Social Action (1992-1993) then of the Minister for Health (2001-2002).
• He was also Director General of the French medical drug agency (1993-1997) and Director General of the Fondation” Caisses d'épargne pour la solidarité” (2003-2011).
Didier-Roland Tabuteau returned to the Council of State in 2011 and has chaired the social section since 2018. He succeeds Bruno Lasserre.