Contact

Address:

Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200

1049 Brussels

Belgium

Press contact

Media enquiries should be directed to the European Commission press service.

Responsibilities

  • Preserving and improving financial stability, protecting savers and investors and ensuring the flow of capital to where it is needed.
  • Leading the work on completing the Banking Union, notably by finalising the common backstop to the Single Resolution Fund and agreeing on a European Deposit Insurance Scheme.
  • Expediting the work on the Capital Markets Union to diversify sources of finance for companies and tackle the barriers to the flow of capital.
  • Developing further the green financing strategy to support the implementation of the European Green Deal.
  • Proposing a FinTech Strategy to support new digital technologies in our financial system.
  • Developing a new private-public fund specialising in initial public offerings for small and medium enterprises.
  • Developing a new, comprehensive approach to fighting money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities.
  • Ensuring a common approach with Member States on cryptocurrencies.
  • Securing Europe‚Äôs resilience to extraterritorial sanctions by third countries, including by proper enforcement of sanctions imposed by the EU.

Mission letter

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European Parliament hearings

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Team

Mairead McGuinness' team supports her in her daily task.
Team page

Calendar

Appointments and meetings

Biography

  • First Vice-President of the European Parliament

    2017 - present

  • Vice-President of the European Parliament

    2014-2017

  • Member of the European Parliament

    2004 - present

  • Vice-Chair, EPP Group, European Parliament

    2013-2014

  • Chair, Consumer Liaison Panel, Department for Agriculture and Food, Ireland

    2002 - 2004

  • Journalist, broadcaster and commentator

    1980 - 2004