Sven Giegold

Curriculum vitae (English)

Political curriculum vitae

October 2015: Named chair of the coordination team of the “European Christian Convention

October 2015: Elected as Member of the Presidential committee of the German Protestant Church Congress

September 2015: Support of the founding of

February 2015: Enforcement of a special committee on the Investigation of the LuxLeaks scandals (“TAXE”), coordinator of the Greens/EFA group

June 2014: Election as spokesperson of the German Green group in European Parliament

June 2014: Re-elected as member of the party board of Allianc 90 / The Greens North-Rhine-Westphalia

June 2014: Appointed member of the board of trustees of the Development and peace foundation (Bonn)

May 2014: Re-elected as Member of Euorpean Parliament, Economic and Financial spokesperson of the Greens / EFA group, Member of the ECON (Eonomy and monetary affairs) committee, deputy member of the AFET (constituional affiars), member of the delegation to Albania

Nov 2013: Re-elected as Member of the Presidential assembly of the German protestant Church congress

Mar 2012: Elected party board member of Alliance 90 / Greens North-Rhine-Westphalia

Jan 2010: Co-founder of the Institute Solidarische Moderne e.V. (Berlin)

July 2009: Elected Member of the European Parliament, Coordinator of the Greens/ EFA group in the Economic and Monetary Affairs committee

2007-2015: Member of the Presidential assembly of the German Protestant Church Congress

2002: Co-founder and chair of the International Tax Justice Network (London)

2002-2007 European Attac coordination

since 2001 speeches and presence in the media on alterglobalism, ecology and tax policy

2000: co-founder of Attac Germany, representative of Friends of the Earth Germany in the council of Attac

1998: co-founder and managing director of the Green housing co-operative AllerWohnen eG

1996-1999 member of the management board of the green business centre Ökologischen Zentrums in Verden (Lower Saxony) with 50 jobs created in ecological enterprises and social initiatives

1986 – 2001: Volunteer in the youth environment movement


Short CV for events and publications:

Sven Giegold, MEP from North-Rhine-Westphalia / Germany, is spokesperson for the German Green group in the European parliament and coordinator of the Greens / EFA group in the ECON (economy and monetary affairs) committee. As a studied political economist Sven has been active in the environmental movement and altermondialism for more than 20 years. He is a member of the executive committee of the German Evangelical Church Assembly.

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