Albert Prévos

Albert Prévos

Albert PREVOS was born in 1946 in Limoges (France).

He is the President of the French Council of Disabled Persons for European Affairs (CFHE) since three years.

Father of a 41-year-old adult with multiple severe disabilities, he is a member of the Federation of Associations for Adults and Young Persons with Disabilities (APAJH) for almost thirty years. He is the Vice-President since eight years of this association, which accompanies more than 15,000 people with all forms of disability. He is particularly involved in the conquest of autonomy for people with intellectual disabilities.

As a University professor, his professional life was articulated between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of National Education and led him to engage in continuous European and international affairs. For over ten years, he has assumed responsibility for France's negotiation with the European Commission in the fields of research, higher education and education.

He is a member of the Follow-up Committee of the UN Convention to the Defender of Rights (French ombudsman); a member of the National Advisory Council for People with Disabilities (CNCPH); a member of the Board of Directors of the International Foundation for Applied Research on Disability (FIRAH) and member of the National Consultative Commission on Human Rights (CNCDH), where he was the rapporteur in January 2017 of a recommendation on the right to vote of disabled people adopted unanimously.

In May 2017 he was elected for the first time in EDF Board of Directors and in the EDF Executive Committee as a member without portofolio.