Ayuso, Pilar - from Spain
Country of meeting: BEL in the year 2018
Politician and Member of the European Parliament with the People's Party, part of the European People's Party. Researcher, Director of agrarian research projects at the National Agrarian Research Institute in Madrid. 1996-1999: Director-General for Food Policy and Agri-food Industries, Ministry of Agriculture.
Ayuso joined the European Parliament in the 1999 European elections. Throughout her time in parliament, she served on the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. In this capacity, she was her parliamentary group's rapporteur on the fuel quality directive (FQD) in 2007. She was also a substitute for the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. In 2018, she joined the temporary Special Committee on the Union’s authorisation procedure for pesticides.
In addition to her committee assignments, Ayuso was a member of the Delegation for relations with Mercosur and of the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights.
Activities in the Orangization:
Partido Popular, Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)