Vincent Heyer is appointed Deputy CEO for Administrative, Financial and Wealth Management Affairs (DAFP), with effect from 1 November 2019.
Vincent Heyer began his military career in the Army in 1993. He served in the Infrastructure and Public Works speciality within the Army Engineers for some fifteen years during which he managed teams of 10 to 150 employees in France and abroad. Between 2007 and 2010, he assumed the responsibilities of project manager on major projects for the armed forces, in mainland France or under UN mandate in Africa.
At the end of 2010, he joined the central administration of the Ministry of the Armed Forces. Until 2013, he was market manager and support piloting officer for some thirty equipment fleets. Following an internal competition, Vincent Heyer specializes in "procurement and finance". After obtaining a Master 2 in Public Finance in 2014, Vincent Heyer became head of the budget execution and accounting department for the Ministry of the Armed Forces. In 2017, he was appointed deputy head of the budget execution and accounting office, which has a staff of around 60 people to manage a portfolio of 200 contracts for €1 billion in annual expenditure.
In line with the DAFP's objectives, Vincent Heyer will be in charge of strengthening budget management, with the implementation of a new procurement policy within the framework of the Contract of Objectives and Performance (COP), as well as the implementation of an ambitious asset management policy.