Caroline Nagtegaal MEP (1980) was elected in the European Parliament since November 2017 on behalf of the Dutch liberal party VVD. The VVD is part of the Renew Europe group. She just started her new mandate and she wants to make the next five year to a success.
As substitute member of the Committee for Transport and Tourism (TRAN) and vice-chair she deals with aviation conventions, Single European Sky, rules for road transport and sustainability of the harbours. She wants to remove barriers for rail and inland shipping and tackling unfair competition from China and Gulf States for our maritime and aviation sector.
As substitute member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) she is involved in subjects as macro-economics, financial regulations, EMU, FinTech, Bitcoin and crowdfunding. She focusses on improving the resilience of the financial markets and enhancing growth potential of European SMEs, for example by developing an EU framework for crowdfunding. She is also working on a new budgetary tool that promotes structural reforms in the Member States. Besides that, she is part of the Sky & Space Intergroup in the European Parliament.
Prior to her election to the European Parliament, Ms. Nagtegaal worked at Royal Schiphol Group and Port of Rotterdam Authority. She dealt with public & external affairs for those companies.