Eva Maydell

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BornEva Paunova
26 January 1986
Sofia, Bulgaria
Alma materJohn Cabot University, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Oxford University Internet Institute
Member ofEuropean Council on Foreign Relations, Friends of Europe/Young European Leaders/2017, WEF/Young Global Leaders/2022

Eva Maydell (born Paunova) is a Bulgarian politician. She is a member of the European Parliament (EPP Group) and President of the European Movement International[1][2]

Political career

Maydell stood for the European Parliament and became one of Bulgaria's seventeen MEPs on 1 July 2014. At the time, she was the youngest member of the EPP Group.[3] In her first term from 2014 until 2019, she served on the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) and the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON).[4]

In 2019, Maydell was reelected to the European Parliament where she continues to serve on the ECON committee and on the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE).[5] She is a member of the Delegation for relations with Japan as well as the Delegation for relations with the United States.[5] In 2020, Maydell will be the EPP Group rapporteur on the New European Data Strategy. Eva Maydell is also the EPP Group Coordinator/Speaker in the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in the Digital Age.[6]

Maydell is Chair of the Young Members Network of the EPP Group comprising over 30 MEPs and 350 members of EU national parliaments.[7] She is also Co-Chair of the European Parliament Digital and AI Intergroup.[8]


Event Participated in

Munich Security Conference/202218 February 202220 February 2022Munich
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