MEP - ALDE - DE | European Parliament
Gesine Meißner has been member of the European Parliament since 2009. She is member of the Free Democratic Party (FDP) in Germany, which is part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE). She is member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN), substitute member of both the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) and the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE). Mrs Meißner is also a member of the EU-Mexico Delegation and the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (Eurolat). Furthermore, she is president of the European Parliament Intergroup for Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas (SEARICA) and federal deputy chair of the Liberal Women's Association in Germany. Before joining the European Parliament, Gesine Meißner was a member of the regional Parliament of Lower Saxony where she was chairing the Committee on Health and Social Affairs from 2003 to 2009. She also worked as a freelance communication trainer and was deputy director of the "Rural Adult Education Lower Saxony" association.