Eva Kaili

She is the Chair of the Future of Science and Technology Panel i n the European Parliament (STOA), Member of the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) and of the Budgets committee (BUDG). In her capacity, she has been working intensively on promoting innovation as a driving force of the establishment of the E uropean 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. Kaili 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 about her work in important conferences and academic institutio ns. 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, Kaili was elected as a Member of the Hellenic Parliament 20072012, with the PanHellenic Socialist Move ment (PASOK). Kaili holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering, and Postgraduate degree in European Politics.