Saturday, 4 December
9:00 - 9:15
Evelyne Huytebroeck, Co-chair, European Greens
Evelyne Huytebroeck is a politician and a journalist born in 1958. She is member of the French-speaking Belgian Green Party ECOLO. She was a Member of the Brussels Parliament in 1989 - 2002 and in 2014 - 2019. In 2002 – 2004 she was President of ECOLO. In 2004 – 2014 she was Regional Minister of Environment, Energy, Social Affairs and Youth, as well as Vice-President of the Energy Cities network in 2010 - 2015. She is currently local councilor in Forest (Brussels municipality), President of the BRASS cultural centre and Chair of the Brussels Agency for Business Support. In November 2019 she was elected Co-chair of the European Green Party.
Thomas Waitz, EGP Co-chair and MEP
Thomas Waitz is a Member of the European Parliament from Austria and Co-Chair of the European Green Party. In his work, he is focused on sustainable agriculture, regional production and healthy food, especially the Common Agriculture Policy of the EU, reforming the animal transport directive and the Western Balkan Area.
He is by profession a beekeeper and an organic farmer and forester.