Elsi Katainen
Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chair of the Committee of Agriculture and Rural Development

Elsi Katainen is a Finnish Member of the European Parliament in Renew Europe Group on her second parliamentary term. She is member and vice-chair of the AGRI committee and member of the TRAN committee. She is a teacher of natural resources and agricultural sciences by profession and has had a dairy farm together with her family, currently run by her son. Mrs Katainen acted as the rapporteur of CAP transitional regulation in 2020 and acts as her group’s negotiator in Biodiversity Strategy in the AGRI committee. She has worked as a rapporteur in Horizon Europe’s agri cluster and as shadow rapporteur for unfair trading practices directive in the food chain. Before joining the European Parliament, she served as a Member in the Finnish Parliament for 11 years. More information Website – www.elsikatainen.fi Twitter – @ElsiKatainen Facebook – EKatainen LinkedIn - elsi-katainen-73419518a

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