Pervenche Berès

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Pervenche Berès
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Personal details
Born (1957-03-10) 10 March 1957 (age 63)
Paris, France
Political partySocialist Party
Alma materInstitute of Political Studies,

Pervenche Berès (born 10 March 1957 in Paris) is a French politician was a Member of the European Parliament for the Île-de-France until 2019. She is a member of the Socialist Party; part of the Party of European Socialists.

On 28 July 2004, Berès was elected Chair of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.[1] She was the rapporteur of the Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis (CRIS).

Personal life[edit]

In 1995, she survived a near fatal traffic accident but lost half of her face, which was reconstructed by plastic surgery.[2]


  1. ^ European Parliament page
  2. ^ Le Vaillant, Luc (8 June 1999). "Pervenche Berès, 42 ans, numéro 2 sur la liste du PS pour les élections européennes. S'acharne à surmonter un accident de scooter. Profil gauche". Libération. Retrieved 9 February 2017.