SIEGFRIED MUREŞAN

Romania, PNL
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Siegfried Muresan

Vice-Chair of the EPP Group in the European Parliament

Member of the Committee on Budgets

Chair of the Delegation to the EU-Moldova Parliamentary Association Committee

Political Affiliation in the European Parliament: Group of the European People’s Party

Political affiliation in Romania: National Liberal Party / Partidul Național Liberal

Biography

Siegfried Mureșan was born on 20 September 1981 in Hunedoara, Romania.

In 2004, Siegfried Mureșan graduated the Bachelor’s Programme in German from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest. He continued his studies with a Master’s degree in Economics and Management at the Humboldt University in Berlin, which he completed in 2006.

In 2006, he was part of the International Scholarship Programme of the German Parliament. Subsequently, from September 2006, he worked for three years as an Adviser to the Chairman of the Committee on European Affairs of the German Parliament, Gunther Krichbaum, and afterwards he worked from September 2009 to February 2011 in the European Parliament.

In 2011, he joined the Headquarters of the European People’s Party (EPP) as Political Adviser for Economic and Social Policy. In January 2014, he was promoted to Senior Political Adviser. In January 2015, he was appointed as Political Spokesman of the EPP.

In May 2014, he was elected Member of the European Parliament for a five-year mandate, where he became Vice-Chair of the Committee on Budgets. He was the European Parliament’s rapporteur for the general budget of the European Union for 2018.

In May 2019 he was re-elected in the European Parliament where he chose to continue as a member of the Committee on Budgets. In June 2019 he was elected as Vice-Chair of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, where he coordinates the position of the EPP Group on issues related to the EU budget, regional policy, agricultural policy and fisheries policy.

In September 2019, he was elected Chair of the Delegation to the EU-Moldova Parliamentary Association Committee.

He is fluent in German, English and French.