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|Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister|
|Assumed office |
3 July 2020
|Prime Minister||Jean Castex|
|Preceded by||Benoît Ribadeau Dumas|
|Born||26 May 1966|
|Alma mater||Sciences Po, ÉNA|
He was Deputy Secretary General of the Presidency of the Republic from 15 May 2012 to 17 November 2014, then Director of the National Health Insurance Fund.
Nicolas Revel, born Ricard, is the son of academician Jean-François Revel, born Ricard (1924-2006), and journalist Claude Sarraute (born 1927). His maternal grandmother, Nathalie Sarraute (1900-1999), was a Jewish woman of Russian background who came to France as a child.
He has on his mother's side two half-brothers, Laurent and Martin and a half-sister, Véronique; and on his father's side he has a half-sister and a half-brother, Ève and Matthieu Ricard, who is a Buddhist monk and a writer. His aunts are Anne Sarraute and photographer Dominique Sarraute.
He has three sons named Simon, David et Benjamin.
A graduate of the Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Public Service section, class of 1988) and former student of the École nationale d'administration (class of Léon-Gambetta, 1991-1993), Nicolas Revel joined the Court of Auditors as legal adviser.
In 2000, he was appointed technical advisor by the Minister of Agriculture Jean Glavany.
- "L'équipe élyséenne de Hollande révélée". Libération.fr (in French). 2012-05-15. Retrieved 2020-07-07.