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Eva Maydell

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Eva Maydell

Member of the European Parliament, Bulgaria
Eva Maydell

Eva Maydell is a Member of the European Parliament and one of the lead negotiators on the EU’s Chips Act and Artificial Intelligence Act. Maydell is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. Her policy priorities include innovation and the use of new technologies to support European competitiveness and fostering cooperation among global likeminded partners in the tech and democracy space. 

Eva Maydell has also worked on the updated EU cybersecurity legislation the Network Information Security Directive, and the Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act. 

In the European Parliament, Maydell is Vice-Chair of the Delegation for Relations with Japan as well as part of the Delegation for relations with the US. 

Eva Maydell was the first woman and first Eastern European to serve as President of the European Movement International, the largest organisation of associations and civil societies in Europe. She is a Board Member for World Economic Forum’s Digital Europe program and a member of the WEF Global Future Council of Europe. 

Eva has been awarded the European Parliament's MEP of the Year Award twice. She has also been included in FT's own 'New Europe 100' ranking of CEE's emerging change-makers, European Forbes' 30 Under 30 list and others. She has also been featured in POLITICO’s 40 most influential MEPs and “POLITICO 28” list of people who shape Europe and POLITICO’s 2018 Women who shape Brussels.