Eva A. Kaili

Eva A. Kaili

Vice President of the European Parliament, MEP

Eva Kaili is 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, European Strategy and Policy Analysis System, the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA), Corporate Social Responsibility, and replacing the President for business associations, Middle East, and multilateral bodies, including the UN and the WTO.

Eva is the first woman to chair the STOA Panel 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), the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age (AIDA), and the Committee of Inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus and equivalent spyware (PEGA).

Eva has worked intensively on promoting innovation as a driving force of the European Digital Single Market. She has been the draftsperson of legislation in the fields of blockchain, online platforms, big data, fintech, AI, cybersecurity, cybersurveillance, EFSI2, InvestEU, and FuelEU Maritime.

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).

Prior to her election as MEP, she was 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 International and European Affairs.