Bertrand Gallet has been Chairman of Acted and former CEO of Cités Unies France (CUF) since 1998. In this capacity, he is actively involved in the development of a fabric of cooperation between localities throughout France. He is therefore an expert in local deployment for the efficient and effective application of national and even global policies. From 1986 to 1988, Bertrand Gallet was chargé de mission at the Ministry of National Education, then became technical advisor to the cabinet of the Minister of School Education from 1997 to 1998. A teacher by training, Bertrand Gallet is recognized for his expertise on international issues. From 1985 to 1986, he was Secretary General of the Interministerial Mission on Drug Addiction to the Prime Minister, and served as Deputy Mayor of Nogent-le-Rotrou from 1983 to 1989 and Deputy for Eure-et-Loir from 1988 to 1993.