MEPs’ profile list

Find your MEP on this map of Europe. We’ve asked MEPs to describe themselves in their own words. Read about what they do, and what makes them tick. There’s a little bit about their background, where they come from, what they believe in, and what they have achieved for you. Browse the list to see who you know.

Ádám Kósa

I’m Ádám Kósa, MEP from Hungary since 2009 and the first deaf MEP ever. I am a practicing lawyer. Read more

Adina-Ioana Vălean

My name is Adina-Ioana Vălean. Before becoming a politician, I was a social activist, and a member of several foundations and associations promoting tolerance, dialogue, and a liberal economic market. Read more

Alain Cadec

I’m Alain Cadec, MEP from France since 2009. I have been a general insurance agent since 1998. Read more

Alain Lamassoure

I’m Alain Lamassoure, MEP from France from 1989 to 1993 and since 1999. I was previously Minister for European Affairs and for Budget. Read more

Albert Dess

I’m Albert Dess and MEP for Germany since 2004. Since 1963, when I travelled to Strasbourg for the first time, I feel like a European. Read more

Alberto Cirio

My name is Alberto Cirio and my political career spans over nearly two decades, giving me significant expertise in tourism and in the promotion of food and wine. Read more

Aldo Patriciello

I’m Aldo Patriciello, MEP from Italy since 2006. I’m an entrepreneur and the treasurer of the PDL Delegation at the European Parliament. Read more

Alessandra Mussolini

My name is Alessandra Mussolini and my political career includes a significant time at the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament. Read more

Algirdas Saudargas

I’m Algirdas Saudargas, an MEP from Lithuania since 2009. I am the signatory of the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania. Read more

Alojz Peterle

I am Member of the European Parliament since 2004. Previously Slovenia’s Prime Minister, the first of the democratically elected Slovenian Government, I also held the position of Minister for Foreign Affairs twice. Read more

Andor Deli

My name is Andor Deli and I am a formal member and Vice-Chair of the government of APV. Read more

András Gyürk

I’m András Gyürk, MEP since 2004 and member of the Committee of Industry, Research and Energy. Read more

Andrea Bocskor

My name is Andrea Bocskor and my main focus is representing the Transcarpathian Hungarian minority in the EU and promoting the rights of national minorities, as well as the use of minority languages, in the EU. Read more

Andrej Plenković

I’m Andrej Plenković, MEP from Zagreb, Croatia. My credibility on Europe stems from more than 20 years of dedicated engagement on Croatia’s accession to the EU. Read more

Andrey Novakov

My name is Andrey Novakov and I am the youngest Member of the European Parliament. My term began in November 2014. Read more

Andrzej Grzyb

My name is Andrzej Grzyb, I serve as an MEP from Poland since 2009, representing Wielkopolska region. Read more

Angelika Niebler

I’m Angelika Niebler. I’ve studied law in Munich, Edinburgh and Geneva. I believe in a Europe of strong regions. I have worked as an MEP since 1999, representing Upper Bavaria, the area around Munich. Read more

Anna Záborská

I’m Anna Záborská, MEP from Slovakia since 2004. I am a doctor of medicine, specializing in othorhinolaryngology for children. Read more

Anne Sander

My name is Anne Sander and I speak French, Alsatian, German and English. I have a PhD in Economics from the University of Strasbourg. Read more

Annie Schreijer-Pierik

Prior to joining the European Parliament, I was a member of the Dutch Parliament, the Council of the Overijssel Province and on the boards of various agricultural and social organisations, such as LTO Netherlands and the Catholic Women’s Guild of the Netherlands. Read more

Antonio Tajani

My name is Antonio Tajani and I speak Italian, French, English and Spanish. I am currently First Vice-President of the European Parliament, but I have also been Vice-President in the European Commission. Read more

Arnaud Danjean

I’m Arnaud Danjean and I have been a Member of the European Parliament since 2009. I was the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence during my last mandate. Read more

Artis Pabriks

I am Artis Pabriks, Professor at the Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration and former Minister of Defence and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia. Read more

Axel Voss

Hey, I am Axel Voss and as a politician I work to better protect your data in the online world. Read more

Barbara Kudrycka

My name is Barbara Kudrycka. I am a lawyer by education and have been a law professor and lecturer since 2003. Read more

Barbara Matera

My name is Barbara Matera and I’m 32 years old. I have been active with the party Forza Italia since 2001. Read more

Bendt Bendtsen

I’m Bendt Bendtsen and MEP from Denmark. I was elected to the Parliament in 2009 and before that I was Vice Prime Minister and chairman of the Danish Conservative Party for eight years. Read more

Birgit Collin-Langen

I’m Birgit Collin-Langen, born in Trier which is located in the country-triangle of Germany, Luxemburg and France. Read more

Bogdan Wenta

My name is Bogdan Wenta and, aside from my political career, I am also a former handball player, who appeared in seven European cup finals. Read more

Bogdan Zdrojewski

My name is Bogdan Zdrojewski. In 1997, I was elected as a Senator, and later, in 2001, Member of the Polish Parliament. Read more

Brian Hayes

I am Brian Hayes. I was Minister of State at the Departments of Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform in Ireland. Read more

Brice Hortefeux

I’m Brice Hortefeux, MEP for France since 2011 and previously from 1999 to 2005. I am Vice-President of the Auvergne Region – Rhône-Alpes and political advisor to the Les Républicains party. Read more

Burkhard Balz

I’m Burkhard Balz, a lawyer and trained banker from Germany. A united Europe and safe, well-functioning financial markets are my political passion. Read more

Carlos Coelho

I am Carlos Coelho, from Portugal, and I’ve been an MEP since 1998. I was a member of the Portuguese parliament for 20 years. Read more

Christian Ehler

I am Christian Ehler from Brandenburg, Germany, and I’d like us to work together for Europe! Read more

Claude Rolin

My name is Claude Rolin. From a young age, I committed myself to trade unionism. I was Secretary General of the Belgian Christian Trade Union Confederation (CSC) from 2006 up until my entry into politics in 2014. Read more

Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar

My name is Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar. I was formerly a Member of the Portuguese Assembly of the Republic on the Committee on Economics and Public Works and on the Committee on European Affairs from 2011. Read more

Claudia Schmidt

My name is Claudia Schmidt. I started my work as an MEP in 2014, representing the Western provinces Salzburg, Tirol and Vorarlberg. Previously, I worked as City Councillor in Salzburg where I was responsible for building and construction. Read more

Constance Le Grip

I’m Constance Le Grip, MEP from France since 2010. I was parliamentary adviser to Nicolas Sarkozy between 2002 and 2010 at the Ministry for Home Affairs, the Ministry for Economic Affairs and when he was French President. Read more

Cristian Buşoi

My name is Cristian Buşoi. I have been involved in politics since my university years and in 2007, I was elected to the European Parliament. Read more

Cristian Dan Preda

My name is Cristian Dan Preda and I am former Advisor to the President of Romania, as well as Deputy Minister for Francophony within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Read more

Csaba Sógor

I’m Csaba Sógor, and I have been a MEP since 2007. I am a former senator of my country’s parliament, a reformed pastor and father of four. Read more

Daniel Buda

My name is Daniel Buda and, since 2005, I have been a lecturer at the Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeş Bolyai University. Read more

Daniel Caspary

I’m Daniel Caspary, Graduate in technical economics, married, four children. I was born in Karlsruhe, a beautiful city in Baden-Württemberg, south-west Germany and became a Member of the European Parliament in 2004. Read more

Danuta Hübner

I’m Danuta Hübner, MEP from Poland since 2009. I’m former Minister for European Affairs (2001 to 2004) and EU Commissioner for Regional Policy (2004 to 2009). Read more

Dariusz Rosati

My name is Dariusz Rosati and I graduated from the Department of Foreign Trade at the Warsaw School of Planning and Statistics (now the Warsaw School of Economics). Read more

David Casa

I’m David Casa, head of the national delegation and MEP from Malta since 2004. Read more

David McAllister

My name is David McAllister and I was born in Berlin but moved to Bad Bederkesa when I was a child. I have been President of the Christian Democrat Union (CDU) since 2014. Read more

Davor Ivo Stier

I’m Davor Ivo Stier, MEP from Croatia. My programme can be summed up in three words: dignity, solidarity, growth. In the European Parliament I will continue promoting the culture of life as well as respect for the dignity of every human being. Read more

Dieter-Lebrecht Koch

I’m Dieter-Lebrecht Koch from Germany. As a former architect, I am building the European Union, the so called House of Europe. Read more

Dubravka Šuica

I’m Dubravka Šuica and I come from the southern coastal city of Dubrovnik, where for two terms (2001 – 2009) I served as the first female Mayor. Read more

Eduard Kukan

I’m Eduard Kukan, MEP from Slovakia since 2009. I helped establish the Slovak Democratic Coalition (SDK). Read more

Elisabeth Köstinger

My name is Elisabeth Köstinger. I am a Member of the European Parliament for Austria since 2009. I live for agriculture, the environment and politics. Read more

Elisabeth Morin-Chartier

I’m Elisabeth Morin-Chartier, MEP from France since 2007. I am President of the European Union of Women and I was Chairwoman of the Poitou-Charentes Regional Council (2002-2004). Read more

Elissavet Vozemberg-Vrionidi

My name is Elissavet Vozemberg-Vrionidi and, prior to joining the European Parliament, I worked as a lawyer and Councillor at the Athens Bar Association for 15 consecutive years. Read more

Elmar Brok

I’m Elmar Brok and my passion is to improve the functioning of the EU and to promote democracy and human rights throughout Europe. Read more

Elżbieta Katarzyna Łukacijewska

I’m Elżbieta Katarzyna Łukacijewska, MEP from Poland since 2009. I am a specialist in the management, regional development and administration of business economics. Read more

Emil Radev

I am Emil Radev and I am a former member of the 41st and 42nd National Assembly of Bulgaria. Read more

Esther de Lange

I’m Esther de Lange, the young top candidate for the Dutch list of CDA in the European elections. I think we should focus Europe on its core business. Read more

Esther Maria Herranz García

My name is Esther Herranz García. I was born in Logroño and I´m a MEP since 2002. I´ve studied specialized studies in physical geography and a postgraduate degree in environmental management. Read more

Eva Paunova

I am Eva Paunova and I am an EPP Group member from the largest centre-right Bulgarian Party, GERB. Read more

Fernando Ruas

My name is Fernando Ruas. From 2001 to 2004, I served as a member of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe. Read more

Franc Bogovic

My name is Franc Bogovic, and I am among the founders of the first democratic political party in the former Yugoslavia, the Slovenian People’s Party. Read more

Franck Proust

I am Franck Proust, MEP for South West France since 2011. I am an insurance agent and the first deputy mayor of Nîmes. Read more

Françoise Grossetête

I’m Françoise Grossetête, MEP from France since 1994. I have a particular interest in health issues and am Chairwoman of the European Alliance Against Alzheimers. Read more

Frank Engel

I’m Frank Engel, MEP from Luxembourg and head of the national delegation to the EPP since 2009. Read more

Fulvio Martusciello

My name is Fulvio Martusciello. I was Advisor on economic and development issues to the President of the Campania Region between 2012 and 2014 and Regional Minister for Economy and Development in 2013 and 2014. Read more

Gabriel Mato Adrover

I’m Gabriel Mato, a Spanish lawyer from the Canary Islands. I have been involved in politics since 1991, in a variety of roles. Read more

Georges Bach

I’m Georges Bach, MEP from Luxembourg since 2009. I’m the former Chairman of the Union of Luxembourgish Railway Employees Read more

Georgios Kyrtsos

My name is Georgios Kyrtsos. Prior to joining the European Parliament, I was the publisher and owner of Free Sunday, a free weekly newspaper distributed in Athens, the region of Attica and Thessaloniki. Read more

Giovanni La Via

I am Giovanni La Via, an MEP in Italy since 2009. I am Head of the Nuovo Centrodestra Italian Delegation within the EPP Group. Read more

Gunnar Hökmark

I’m Gunnar Hökmark, MEP from Sweden since 2004. I was an officer in the Reserve of the Armored Forces and a member of Swedish Parliament (1982 to 2004). Read more

György Hölvényi

I am György Hölvényi and, before becoming an MEP, I was an adviser in the European Parliament from 2003. Read more

György Schöpflin

I’m György Schöpflin, MEP from Hungary since 2004. I was to teach political theory at the University of London and concern myself with international politics and the future of the EU. Read more

Heinz K. Becker

I am Heinz K. Becker, MEP from Austria since 2011. I worked in advertising and marketing for almost 35 years. Read more

Henna Virkkunen

My name is Henna Virkkunen and I was actively involved in the debates on whether or not Finland should join the European Union. Read more

Herbert Dorfmann

I’m Herbert Dorfmann, a MEP from the German speaking minority in Italy / South Tyrol. I was elected in 2009 with the South Tyrolean People’s party SVP. Read more

Herbert Reul

I’m Herbert Reul, MEP from Germany since 2004. I strongly believe in the European idea. Read more

Hermann Winkler

I’m Hermann Winkler and I come from Saxony, Germany. To me, the European Union is a symbol of peace and freedom. Read more

Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz

I’m Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz , representing Hungary in the European Parliament since 2010. I am a certified economist, a chartered accountant and an international tax expert. Read more

Ingeborg Grässle

Spending taxpayers’ money in Europe – who cares? I do! I’m Inge Grässle, an MEP from Southern Germany and a member of the Budgetary Control Committee. Read more

Iuliu Winkler

I’m Iuliu Winkler, MEP from Romania since 2007. I am an economist and an engineer. Read more

Ivan Štefanec

My name is Ivan Štefanec. I am Founding Partner and Honorary President of the Business Alliance of Slovakia. Read more

Ivana Maletić

I´m Ivana Maletić, member of the European Parliament and an economic expert with years of experience in the areas of public finance, budgeting and EU funds. Read more

Ivo Belet

I am Ivo Belet, an MEP for Belgium since 2004. I began my career as a trainee and assistant at the European Parliament and the European Commission before becoming an Editor (at Concentra) and a journalist (at VRT). Read more

Jacek Saryusz-Wolski

I’m Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, MEP from Poland since 2004. As the first Polish Minister for European Affairs, I negotiated Poland’s accession to the EU. Read more

Jan Olbrycht

I am Jan Olbrycht, MEP since 2004 from Poland. I am working mainly in the field of regional and urban policy. Read more

Janusz Lewandowski

My name is Janusz Lewandowski and I was a Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland (1997-2004), Vice-Chairman of the Poland-EU Committee (2001-2004), and Chairman of the European Parliament’s Budgets Committee (2004). Read more

Jaromír Štětina

I am Jaromír Štětina, an MEP for the Czech Republic since 2014. Before that I was elected to the Czech Senate, where I sat from 2004 to 2014. Read more

Jarosław Kalinowski

I’m Jarosław Kalinowski, MEP from Poland since 2009. I am the former Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Agriculture and Deputy Marshal of the Sejm. Read more

Jens Gieseke

My name is Jens Gieseke and I first started at the European Parliament in 2001 as a Parliamentary Assistant. Read more

Jeroen Lenaers

My name is Jeroen Lenaers and I began my career at the European Parliament as a policy assistant in the Dutch Christian-Democrat delegation of the EPP Group. Read more

Jérôme Lavrilleux

I’m Jérôme Lavrilleux, MEP from France since 2014 and former Head of the President’s office in the U.M.P. Party (2010-2012). Read more

Jerzy Buzek

I am Jerzy Buzek, MEP from Poland since 2004. I chaired the European Parliament (2009 to 2012) and served as Poland’s Prime Minister (1997 to 2001). Read more

Joachim Zeller

I´m Joachim Zeller, born in Upper-Silesia (Poland) and grown up in the Eastern part of the then divided Germany. Read more

José Manuel Fernandes

I am José Manuel Fernandes, from Portugal, and I’ve been an MEP since 2009. I am an IT engineer and am currently finishing a law degree. Read more

József Nagy

My name is József Nagy. Prior to joining the European Parliament, I was Member of the Social Committee and the Committee for European Issues, Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, and the European People’s Party. Read more

József Szájer

My name is József Szájer, MEP from Hungary since 2004. I was a founding member of the FIDESZ in 1988 and head of the Parliamentary Group of FIDESZ (1994-2002). Read more

Julia Pitera

My name is Julia Pitera. I’ve been an MEP since 2014 and throughout my career, I took part in the International Visitor Programme, USA (1998), and in the OECD and European Commission Expert Group (Sigma Programme) gathering and updating information on anti-corruption and integrity frameworks for country assessment reports in… Read more

Kinga Gál

I’m Kinga Gál, an MEP from Hungary since 2004. My main responsibilities in the European Parliament focus on civil liberties, justice, and home affairs as well as the protection of human rights in the world. Read more

Krišjānis Kariņš

I’m Krišjānis Kariņš, an MEP in Latvia since 2009. I founded the Jaunais laiks party in 2002 and was Minister for Economic Affairs of Latvia from 2004-2006. Read more

Krzysztof Hetman

My name is Krzysztof Hetman. I graduated from the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University and completed my postgraduate studies at the College of Enterprise and Administration. Read more

Lambert van Nistelrooij

I’m Lambert van Nistelrooij, MEP from the Netherlands since 2004. I’m a former President of the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) (2004 to 2009). Read more

Lara Comi

I’m Lara Comi, MEP from Italy since 2009. I’ve got a Master’s degree in economics of the international markets and new technologies. Read more

Lars Adaktusson

My name is Lars Adaktusson and my background is in journalism (I have more than 35 years of experience). Read more

László Tőkés

I’m László Tőkés, MEP from Romania since 2007. I am a Reformed minister, formerly bishop of the Hungarian Reformed Church in Romania. Read more

Lorenzo Cesa

My name is Lorenzo Cesa. I am from Italy and in 2005 I was elected Head of the national political party UDC (a position I still hold today). Read more

Luis de Grandes

I am Luis de Grandes, Secretary General of the EPP Group’s Spanish Delegation. I was a constituent member of the constitutional Spanish legislature in 1977. Read more

Manfred Weber

I’m Manfred Weber, representing the German region of Lower Bavaria, an emerging region between the Czech Republic and Austria. Read more

Manolis Kefalogiannis

My name is Manolis Kefalogiannis and I was a Member of the Greek Parliament representing the Nea Dimokratia Party since 1990. Read more

Marek Plura

My name is Marek Plura. I am a strong promoter of Silesian heritage and was awarded the Order of the Smile in 2012. Read more

Marijana Petir

My name is Marijana Petir and I served two mandates as Member of the Croatian Parliament. Read more

Mariya Gabriel

My name is Mariya Gabriel. I am from Bulgaria and I have been an MEP for GERB since 2009. Read more

Markus Ferber

I’m Markus Ferber and I come from Augsburg near Munich in Bavaria. I am an engineer. Read more

Maurice Ponga

I’m Maurice Ponga, MEP from France since 2009, representing the French overseas in the European Parliament. Read more

Michaela Šojdrová

My name is Michaela Šojdrová. I worked at the HQ of the Czech School Inspection as coordinator of ESF (EU) project activities and as a representative of the Ministry of Education in the OECD Governing Board of the Centre for Research and Innovation in Education. Read more

Michal Boni

I am Michał Boni and I was the Head of Strategic Advisors to Prime Minister Donald Tusk from 2008, and Minister of Administration and Digitisation of Poland from 2011 to 2013. Read more

Michel Dantin

I’m Michel Dantin, MEP for France since 2009. Before being elected to the Parliament, I was a Director of professional agricultural organisations in Savoie, in the French Alps, and advisor to several French Ministers of Agriculture. Read more

Michèle Alliot-Marie

I’m Michèle Alliot-Marie and I have been a French MEP since 2014. I already worked as an MEP from 1989 to 1993, before becoming French Minister for Youth and Sports in 1993. Read more

Mihai Ţurcanu

My name is Mihai Ţurcanu. I worked as Head of the National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority in Bucharest. Read more

Milan Zver

I’m Milan Zver, MEP from Slovenia since 2009. I served as an advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister Jože Pučnik and later to the Minister of Defence Janez Janša. Read more

Monika Hohlmeier

I´m Monika Hohlmeier, MEP from Bavaria. I was just a kid when my father became the Prime Minister of Bavaria, thus the world of politics has been part of my world for almost all of my life. Read more

Norbert Erdős

My name is Norbert Erdős and I was Head of the Government Department of Békés County from 2011-2014. Read more

Norbert Lins

My name is Norbert Lins and from 2010-2011, I was personal assistant to the Minister of Rural Affairs, Food and Consumer Protection of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg. Read more

Nuno Melo

My name is Nuno Melo, I am a lawyer and a Portuguese MEP since 2009. Read more

Othmar Karas

My name is Othmar Karas and I have been a Member of the European Parliament since 1999. Read more

Pál Csáky

My name is Pál Csáky. I was President of the Party of the Hungarian Coalition (2007-2010) as well as member of the National Presidency of the Party of the Hungarian Community since 2011. Read more

Pascal Arimont

My name is Pascal Arimont. I am a former Member of the Provincial Council of Liège and of the Parliament of the German-speaking community in Belgium. Read more

Patricija Sulin

I am Patricija Šulin. Prior to joining the European Parliament, I was President of the Statuary Legal Commission of the City Council for Nova Gorica and former leader of the SDS political group at the City Council. Read more

Paul Rübig

I am Paul Rübig, an MEP from Upper Austria since 1996. I own a blacksmith company, am married and have two children. Read more

Paulo Rangel

I am Paulo Rangel, an MEP from Portugal since 2009 and Vice-Chairman of the EPP Group, where I’m responsible for the Group’s political strategy and think tank, the European Ideas Network. Read more

Pavel Svoboda

My name is Pavel Svoboda. I come from an academic background; as a Professor of European law at the Law Faculty of Charles University in Prague, I have been following developments in EU law for the past 20 years. Read more

Peter Jahr

My name is Peter Jahr. Since 2009 I am a Member of the European Parliament for Saxony (Germany). Read more

Petri Sarvamaa

I’m Petri Sarvamaa. Before entering the politics and the European parliament I worked as a journalist for the Finnish national broadcasters YLE. Read more

Philippe Juvin

I’m Philippe Juvin, MEP from France since 2009. I’m a physician, head of the emergency services at the European Hospital Georges Pompidou (Paris) and mayor of the city La Garenne-Colombes. Read more

Pilar Ayuso

My name is Pilar Ayuso and I have been a Member of the European Parliament for Spain since 1999. Read more

Rachida Dati

My name is Rachida Dati and I have been an MEP since 2009. I graduated in Law and Economy, as well as from the French National School for the Judiciary. Read more

Rainer Wieland

My name is Rainer Wieland and I represent the Stuttgart-Region in Baden-Wurttemberg in Europe. Read more

Ramona Mănescu

My name is Ramona Mănescu and I am a law graduate. Following my studies at the University of Bucharest, I pursued postgraduate studies at the Romanian Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Read more

Reimer Böge

I’m Reimer Böge, a farmer and MEP from Schleswig-Holstein – the northernmost of the German States. Read more

Roberta Metsola

I’m Roberta Metsola, an MEP from Malta since 2013. I am a lawyer specialised in European law, and the mother of three boys. I have previously headed the Justice and Home Affairs unit at the Permanent Representation of Malta to the EU. Read more

Romana Tomc

I am Romana Tomc and I spent nearly ten years working with the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, prior to joining the European Parliament. Read more

Sabine Verheyen

My name is Sabine Verheyen and I am dedicating a large part of my work at the Parliament to the tackling of barriers which still block the free flow of online services and entertainment across national borders in the EU. Read more

Salvatore Cicu

My name is Salvatore Cicu and my political career started with the Forza Italia Party in 1994. Read more

Salvatore Pogliese

My name is Salvo Pogliese. I became political active from a young age and held various representative posts as a student, both at school and at university. Read more

Sandra Kalniete

I’m Sandra Kalniete, MEP from Latvia since 2009. I am the former Latvian Minister for Foreign Affairs (2002 to 2004) and European Commissioner (2004). Read more

Sean Kelly

I’m Seán Kelly, MEP for Ireland South since 2009. I’m a former teacher and a major sports fan. Read more

Sirpa Pietikäinen

I’m Sirpa Pietikäinen, an MEP in Finland since 2008. I was a member of the Finnish Parliament from 1983 to 2003 and Finnish minister of environment 1991-1995. Read more

Stanislav Polčák

My name is Stanislav Polčák and I was born on 21 February 1980. I studied law at the Charles University in Prague from 1998 to 2003. Read more

Stefano Maullu

My name is Stefano Maullu and I have been a Member of the European Parliament since July 2015. Read more

Sven Schulze

My name is Sven Schulze. My educational background focuses on industrial engineering and I have been a member of the CDU and JU since 1997. Read more

Svetoslav Hristov Malinov

I am Svetoslav Malinov, MEP for Bulgaria since 2009. I am a Professor in Political Science at Sofia University and Editor-in-Chief of the journal REASON. Read more

Theodoros Zagorakis

My name is Theodoros Zagorakis, and I am an athlete, a retired football player, and former captain of the Greek national football team that won the 2004 UEFA European Football Championship. Read more

Therese Comodini Cachia

My name is Therese Comodini Cachia. Coming from an NGO background, I am very aware of the social needs of different societal groups. Read more

Thomas Mann

My name is Thomas Mann, I’m an industrial manager and MEP from Frankfurt/Germany since 1994. Read more

Tokia Saïfi

I’m Tokia Saïfi, MEP from France since 1999. I was Minister for Sustainable Development in France from 2002 to 2004. Read more

Tomáš Zdechovský

My name is Tomáš Zdechovský. An expert in media communications, prior to joining the European Parliament, between 2011 and June 2014, I was Director of an educational agency in the Czech Republic. Read more

Traian Ungureanu

I’m Traian Ungureanu, MEP from Romania since 2009. I am a freelance journalist and political analyst working in TV and print media. Read more

Viviane Reding

My name is Viviane. Following three terms as European Commissioner, I joined the European Parliament. Read more

Werner Kuhn

I’m Werner Kuhn, a German Member of the European Parliament since 2009. Before my political career in the European, national and regional parliament, I worked as a ship-building engineer. Read more

Wim van de Camp

I’m Wim van de Camp, a MEP in the Netherlands since 2009 and leader of the CDA-delegation in the EPP Group in the European Parliament. Read more