Marion Maréchal is the director of the Institute of Social, Economic and Political Sciences (ISSEP) in Lyon and a central figure among the French conservative right.
Marion Maréchal is a former MP for the National Front, the party led by her aunt Marine Le Pen. Elected at 22 in 2012, she was then the youngest MP in the history of the French Republic. Considered in France to be a central figure among the conservative right, in 2018 she set up a higher education institution in Lyon with the aim of training tomorrow’s conservative elites in a country where higher education is very much dominated by the left.