Country: Slovakia
  • BRU:
    ASP 06F255 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845676
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849676
  • STR:
    LOW T09008 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175676
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179676
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Kresťanskodemokratické hnutie
  • Member - EPP Group Heads of National Delegation
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - South Asia
  • Member - Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • Substitute - Financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance
  • Substitute - Budgets
  • Substitute - Ukraine
  • Substitute - Euronest
  • Substitute - Human Rights

Curriculum vitae

Ivan Štefanec was born in 1961 in Považská Bystrica, Slovakia. He is a postgraduate from the University of Economics in Bratislava, where he obtained a PhD Degree in Economic Informatics in 1994. He also completed his studies at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York and received an MBA. He worked at Coca-Cola as a General Manager and a Director for European Integration. He was a founding partner and is Honorary President of the Business Alliance of Slovakia.

He joined the SDKÚ-DS Party in 2006 and became a member of the National Council of the Slovak Republic. He was Chairman of the Committee on European Affairs and a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Finance, Budget and Currency. Ivan Štefanec also served as a governmental plenipotentiary for the introduction of the Euro in Slovakia.

He is a member of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection and a substitute on the Budgets Committee of the European Parliament.

MEP since 2014.



Exhaust pipe
13.04.2018 - 11:55

Dieselgate: You’re not my type, sorry

In September 2015, it became clear that European consumers had been badly cheated. The so-called Dieselgate emissions scandal showed that there are loopholes in the legislation on the implementation of type approval rules for cars in the EU. To cut...
Statue of justice
12.12.2017 - 13:07

Upholding the independence of judiciary in Iran

Urgent appeal to uphold the independence of judiciary To the President of Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr. Hassan Rouhani To the Minister of Justice of Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr Seyyed Alireza Avaei Dr. Mohammad Ali Taheri, the founder of...

Press releases

Freedom of expression
17.05.2018 - 09:53

Slovak police must immediately stop harassing journalists

EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber strongly condemns the behaviour of the Slovak police towards Czech investigative journalist Pavla Holcová. "I find it unacceptable that Slovak police...
European Parliament is Strasbourg
19.04.2018 - 09:28

Naša priorita: Znovunastolenie právneho štátu na Slovensku

Ivan Štefanec, europoslanec za KDH a vedúci slovenskej delegácie pri Európskej ľudovej strane vo svojom stanovisku k rezolúcii Európskeho parlamentu o...
Exhaust pipe
18.04.2018 - 16:15

European Parliament stops Dieselgate from happening again

"The public rightly expects us to fix the Dieselgate loopholes." Ivan Štefanec MEP, EPP Group Spokesman on Type Approval “I am very pleased that after a year of joint...



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