Karin Kadenbach is a Member of the European Parliament in the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats as a member the Austrian Social Democratic party. She has been a Member of the European Parliament since 2009. She is also the Rapporteur on the European Parliament’s Report on a European One Health Action Plan against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). Kadenbach is a member of the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development as well as the Committee on Budgetary Control. Additionally, she became Vice-President of the Animal Welfare Intergroup in July 2015. Furthermore she is Vice-President of the Delegation for relations with Japan and substitute member in the Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula. Prior to joining the European Parliament, she served for sixteen years as a municipal councilor in her municipality Großmugl and was a member of the Lower Austrian Regional Assembly for seven years. From 2007 to 2008, she was a regional minister holding the portfolio “health and nature protection” in the Lower Austrian Regional Assembly. After graduating with a degree in Advertising and Marketing at Vienna University of Economics and Business, she worked at J. W. Thompson advertising agency.