Former MEP
Party: Christen Democratisch Appèl (NL)
Country: Netherlands
  • BRU:
    ASP 12E115 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845570
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849570
  • STR:
    LOW T09034 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175570
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179570
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Vice-Chair - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
  • Member - European Parliament
  • Member - Christen Democratisch Appèl
  • Member - United States
  • Member - Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Substitute - Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
  • Substitute - Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia
  • Substitute - Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • Substitute - Transport and Tourism
  • Vice-Chair - EPP Party
  • Vice-Chair - EPP Bureau
  • Vice-Chair - WG Economy and Environment

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1959. Utrecht, Gelderland, Flevoland. Degree in Nursing Studies 1976-1981. Master in Political Studies, Free University of Amsterdam 1981-1987. Member of executive board in a retail company 1987-1996. Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management: Senior advisor/Head of office, 1996-2001, Dep. Director for Transport and Infrastructure 2001-2004. Member of the CDJA executive committee 1981-1984, Member of the CDA executive committee 1987-1994, Member of the EPP Bureau 1989-1994. Vice-president of board of governors, ‘Zon en Schild’ psychiatric hospital 1990-1999. Member, Zeist City Council, for CDA 1994-1999. Vice-President European Peoples Party since 2006. Vice-President of the EPP Group. MEP since 2004.


In Progress

12.11.2013 - 11:45
17.09.2013 - 13:45
Proposal for a Regulation on a Single Resolution Mechanism
25.02.2013 - 11:45
Reforming the structure of the EU banking sector


Corien Wortmann-Kool MEP
15.04.2014 - 13:00

Banking union: the crowning achievement of my career

This week the European Parliament approved the final building blocks of the Banking Union. European supervision of banks and European rules on tackling failing banks will help our economy to recover. For many days - and nights! - I negotiated on...
Relations with National Parliaments logo
14.10.2013 - 19:14

EAN: EU policies should help Member States work together

The Network of National Parliamentarians in charge of European Affairs and Members of the EPP Group in the European Parliament met to discuss the best solutions to fight unemployment, youth unemployment in particular, and the role of Small and...
steel factory
26.04.2013 - 12:15

CDA op bezoek bij Fokker en Damen

  De CDA-delegatie in het Europees Parlement bezocht vrijdag 26 april Fokker Technologies - specialist in bouw en onderhoud van vliegtuig(onderdelen) - en Damen Shipyards Group in Papendrecht en Gorinchem. De vliegtuig- en scheepsbouw...


Press releases

Frankfurt, EZB, Banking & Euro
15.04.2014 - 12:19

Historic vote completes Banking Union

Historic vote today in the European Parliament completes the Banking Union: as well as banking supervision by the ECB, now failing banks will also be tackled at European level. “The Banking...
Stock Trader
20.03.2014 - 10:09

Deal on failing banks prevents huge bills for the taxpayer

Failing banks in Europe can now be dismantled or restructured more quickly and effectively. Agreement was reached early on Thursday morning after 16 hours of negotiations between the European...
mother and children look from train window
26.02.2014 - 14:41

CDA voorkomt opknippen Nederlands spoor

Het Europees Parlement heeft vandaag het voorstel gesteund van Corien Wortmann (CDA) om het Nederlandse spoornetwerk niet op te knippen in kleinere delen. "Het opknippen van het spoor is niet in...



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