Eva A. Kaili
Chair, Future of Science and Technology Panel at the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
Eva Kaili is a Member of the European Parliament, part of the Hellenic S&D Delegation since 2014.
She is the Chair of the Future of Science and Technology Panel in the European Parliament (STOA), Member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE), Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) and Budgets (BUDG).
Kaili is 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).
In her capacity, she has been working intensively on promoting innovation as a driving force of the establishment of the European Digital Single Market. She has been the draftsperson of multiple pieces of legislation in the fields of blockchain technology, online platforms, big data, fintech, AI and cybersecurity, as well as the ITRE draftsperson on Juncker plan EFSI2 and more recently the Invest EU program.
She is the founder of the Future Forum, a network of influential politicians, officials and public figures promoting innovation.
As a high ranking and influential MEP she is often invited to talk for her work in important conferences and academic institutions around the world.
She has also been the Chair of the Delegation to the NATO PA in the European Parliament, focusing on Defence and Security of Europe.
Prior to that, she has been elected as a Member of the Hellenic Parliament 2007-2012, with the PanHellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK).
She worked as a journalist and newscaster prior to her political career.
She holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering, and Postgraduate degree in European Politics.