Paul Tang

member of the European Parliament (S&D, Netherlands)

Paul Tang was elected as a member of the European Parliament in July 2014, while leading the list of the Partij van de Arbeid (PvdA) part of the Group of Socialists and Democrats (S&D Group). He was re-elected to the European Parliament in May 2019. Tang mainly works on economic and financial affairs, with a focus on fair taxation and sustainable finance, and the role of data in our society. He was notably rapporteur on the Securitisation Regulation and the Disclosure Regulation and is currently shadow rapporteur for the S&D Group on Taxonomy. Between 2007 and 2010, Tang worked for the Dutch Parliament as spokesperson for financial and fiscal affairs, working on the financial crisis. He has also worked for the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Amsterdam