Eva Kaili is Member of the European Parliament, part of the Hellenic S&D Delegation
She is the Chair of the Future of Science and Technology Panel in the European Parliament (STOA). Also, she is Member of the Industry, Research and Energy committee (ITRE), of the Economic and monetary affairs committee (ECON) and of the Budgets committee (BUDG).
In her capacity, works 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.
Eva founded the Future Forum. This Forum is 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 world widely.
She has also been the Chair of the Delegation to the NATO PA in the European Parliament. Where she was focused on Defence and Security of Europe.
Prior to that, she was elected as a Member of the Hellenic Parliament (2007-2012), with the PanHellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK).
She also 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.