Current role

  • Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs
  • Minister of the Economy


Franz Fayot was born on 28 February 1972 in Luxembourg City.

Following secondary school studies at the Athénée de Luxembourg, Franz Fayot pursued a higher education in Luxembourg and Paris, followed by a DEA (post-graduate diploma of advanced studies) in corporate law from the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne in 1996. 

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©SIP / Yves Kortum FAYOT Portrait officiel AF

Latest news

  • On the occasion of the public celebration of the birthday of HRH the Grand Duke, members of the Grand Duke's family and the government attended the festivities organised in Lellingen (municipality of Kiischpelt), Esch-sur-Alzette and Luxembourg City on 22nd and 23rd June 2022.

  • On 7 June 2022, the Prime Minister, Minister of State, Xavier Bettel and the Minister of the Economy, Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, Franz Fayot pursued their trip to Africa - on this day in Kigali, Rwanda, at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagamé.

  • Franz Fayot, Minister of the Economy, and Sasha Baillie, CEO of Luxinnovation, presented the reshaped "Fit 4" performance programmes, which offer companies the opportunity to benefit from advice from specialised experts and public subsidies in order to improve the overall performance of their activities linked to innovation, sustainability and digital transformation.

The Luxembourg pavilion at the World Exposition 2020 in Dubai

The initiative

Invest in Luxembourg

Topic: Promoting the Luxembourg economy abroad

Development cooperation: government policy and key measures

Topic: The formation of the 2018 government

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