A trained economist, Mr Lescure started his career in the French civil service before switching to the asset management realm, becoming a vice-president of the Caisse de Dépôt et de Placement du Québec. He was elected Member of The National Assembly in June 2017 as representative of the French in North America and member of La Republique En Marche party. He is also the President of the Economic Affairs Commission at the French National Assembly.