Brussels Forum Session: Allied Competitiveness: Can It Be Achieved? National vs. Allied Approaches to Competitiveness

Eva Maydell is a member of the European Parliament and serves as a lead negotiator on both the Chips Act and the Artificial Intelligence Act. She 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 likeminded global partners in the tech and democracy space.

Maydell has also worked on the updated EU Network Information Security Directive, as well as on the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act.

In the European Parliament, Maydell is vice-chair of the Delegation for Relations with Japan and a member of the Delegation for Relations with the United States.

Maydell was the first woman and first Eastern European to serve as president of the European Movement International, the largest organization 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 twice been awarded the European Parliament's MEP of the Year Award. She has also been included in FT's own “New Europe 100” ranking of Central and Eastern Europe's emerging change-makers, European Forbes' “30 Under 30” list, and others. She has been featured in POLITICO’s list of 40 most influential MEPs,the “POLITICO 28” list of people who are shaping Europe, and POLITICO’s 2018 “Women Who Shape Brussels”.