Lina GÁLVEZ MUÑOZ
Chair of FEPS Scientific Council
Lina Gálvez Muñoz is a Member of the European Parliament since July 2019. In the EP, she is Vice-chair of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and member of the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee and of the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA). She also belongs to the committees on Employment and Social Affairs.
Lina Galvez holds a PhD in Economic History and Institutions from the European University Institute (Florence) and is a professor at the Economics Department of Pablo Olavide University (Seville).
She has also been professor at the Universities of Reading (Reading), Carlos III (Madrid), and as a visiting professor at Centre for time use research at Oxford University (Oxford). She has more than hundred scientific publications and she has also been Vice-Rector of her university from 2007 to 2012 and served as Regional Minister of Knowledge, Research and University of the Government of Andalusia from 2018 to 2019.
Social Scientist and feminist, Lina Gálvez Muñoz’s work focuses on the commitment to social justice, gender equality, and territorial balance across Europe, while also striving to make the European economy and democracies sustainable and resilient in a rapidly evolving geopolitical and economic landscape through the enhancement of open strategic autonomy. Lina Gálvez emphasizes the importance of incorporating the care transition alongside the twin digital and environmental transitions to sustain our democracies and advance the European project of progress and justice, promoting a holistic approach that values and supports care work, ultimately fostering a fair, gender-balanced, and sustainable future for all.