MEP, European Parliament
Maria Spyraki is now serving in her second mandate in the European Parliament as member of the Committees on Industry, Research, and Energy (ITRE), on Regional Development (REGI) ,on Beating Cancer (BECA) and on the Environment (ENVI). She has served as vice-chair of EU-China inter parliamentary committee and she is co-chair of the Intergroup for Sustainable Development and Climate Change. During the current mandate she is the Rapporteur on behalf of the European Parliament on the revision of Classification Labelling and Packaging Regulation and on Reducing Methane Strategy of the EU ,which was the basis of the global pledge in COP26 in Glasgow. She is also the awarded MEP of the year 2019 for Industry, Research, and Innovation. Her first degree is in Chemistry and she also holds an MSc at economics and energy policy.
Maria Spyraki has also worked for 22 years as a journalist in her home country Greece. She has also worked in the Press Office of the European Parliament in Athens from 2003 to 2004, as well as the office of Greek Commissioner to the EU,Mr. Stavros Dimas, for the period 2004-2009.
She has served as the Spokesperson of Nea Demokratia and as an elected member of the Nea Demokratia Executive Board.
Energy, Industry, Nature / biodiversity