Treasurer and Vice-President
Political Group: EPP
Phone in Brussels: +32 (0)2 284 53 22
- PE European Parliament
- BURO Parliament's Bureau
- ITRE Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
- D-IQ Delegation for relations with Iraq
- AFET Committee on Foreign Affairs
- DCAS Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia
At the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB): MS in physics, (1969); PhD in physics, special award (1975). Positions held at the UAB: Director of the Radiation Physics Laboratory (1984-1992); Professor of Atomic and Nuclear Physics (currently on leave of absence) (1988- ). Member of the Consell de Seguiment sobre Seguretat Nuclear i Protecció Radiológica de Catalunya (1984-1992). Educational and research activities at the University of Barcelona, the CNRS Centre de Recherches Nucléaires in Strasbourg, and University College, Dublin. Research in the fields of radiation detection, environmental activity and radiation protection.
In the Partido Popular (PP): member of the National Executive Committee (1993-2012); Chairman of the PP in Catalonia (1991-1996); PP candidate in the Catalan regional elections (1992, 1995).
Member of Barcelona City Council (1991-1995). In the Catalan Parliament: spokesman for the PP parliamentary group (1988-1990); Chairman of the PP parliamentary group (1990-1996). In the Spanish Senate: Senator (1995-1999); Chairman of the Committee on Education and Culture (1995-1999).
Member and Vice-President of the European Parliament (1999- ).
Author of various books including: 'Cuestión de fondo' (1993), 'En el fragor del bien y del mal' (1997), '¿Qué es la derecha?' (1997), 'Amarás a tu tribu' (1998), 'La Constitución traicionada' (2006) and 'Ahora, cambio de rumbo' (Planeta, 2012).
President of Fundación Concordia (1993- ). Author of 58 scientific publications. Director of Fundación para el Análisis y los Estudios Sociales (1997-1999) and member of its Board since 1997. President of Convivencia Cívica Catalana (citizens action group) (1998-2001). Regular contributor to the media activities of Grupo Intereconomía.
Officer of the French Legion of Honour. Order of Friendship of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Nuclear Energy Award of the Spanish Nuclear Energy Council (1983). MEP of the Year in the Field of Energy (award by Parliament Magazine) (2008).
Anna Jayne Hill