Thierry Breton has been appointed Director-General of the National Cancer Institute (INCa) on August 25, 2014.
Since his graduation from the National School of Administration (ENA) in 2006, Thierry Breton is member of the General Inspectorate of Social Affairs (IGAS), a government audit and inspection office for health, social security & cohesion, employment and labor policies. In his capacity, Thierry Breton has co-authored various reports assessing public policies, such as the review of the frame-agreement between the State and the National Health Insurance Fund for Employees (CNAMTS), the review of the contract to restore public hospital financial equilibrium, and the elaboration of the first frame agreement establishing the objectives of the Regional Health Agencies.
Thierry Breton’s professional path has been shaped by his keen interest for public health policies and social affairs. Prior to joining INCa, Thierry Breton has successively been officer in charge of labor & employment at the General Secretariat of Ministries in charge of social affairs, and the advisor for social affairs at the Health Minister Office. He teaches political economy in health at the University of Paris Dauphine-PSL.