Pierre Moscovici , born September 16, 1957 , is European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs. Previously he served as a senior French politician, as Minister of Finance from 2012 to 2014 and as Minister for European Affairs between 1997 to 2002.
A member of the French Socialist Party (PS), he has been a member of the Departmental Council of Doubs and of the French and European Parliaments. He has been National Secretary of his party since 1995.
On May 2014, he has been entrusted by the Prime Minister of France with a six-month mission to assess how European policies can better contribute to growth and employment. On July 2014, French President Francois Hollande proposed him to be
in the next European Commission. On September 2014, he was named as European
Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs by
President-elect of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. France