Vice-President, European Parliament
Eva Kaili is has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP), part of the Hellenic S&D Delegation, since 2014.
In January 2022, she was elected as Vice-President of the European Parliament for the second half of the 9th legislature. Her responsibilities include the Parliament’s ICT Innovation Strategy, Informatics & Telecommunications, the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System, Corporate Social Responsibility, and replacing the President for multilateral bodies, including the UN and the WTO.
Eva is also the Chair of the Future of Science and Technology Panel (STOA) and the Centre for Artificial Intelligence (C4AI). She is a Member of the Committees on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON), Budgets (BUDG), and the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age (AIDA).
Eva has worked intensively on promoting innovation as a driving force of the European Digital Single Market. She has been the draftsperson ofdrafted legislation in the fields of blockchain technology, online platforms, big data, fintech, AI, and cybersecurity, as well as being the ITRE draftsperson on the EFSI2 Juncker Pplan EFSI2 and, more recently, the InvestEU programme.
She is also a member of the delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (DACP), the delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula (DARP), and the delegation for relations with the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (DNAT).
Before being elected as an MEP, she has was been a Member of the Greek Parliament (2007–-2012). Before her political career, she worked as a journalist and newscaster.
Eva holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering, and a Postgraduate degree in European Politics.