Marianne THYSSEN

Former MEP
Party: Christen-Democratisch & Vlaams (BE)
Country: Belgium
  • BRU:
    ASP 08F362 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845918
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849918
  • STR:
    LOW T09063 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175918
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179918
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Vice-Chair - Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Member - Christen-Democratisch & Vlaams
  • Member - EU-Chile
  • Member - Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • Substitute - Andean Community
  • Substitute - Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1956. Flanders. Graduated in Law. Post-graduate teaching qualification in law. Legal advisor of UNIZO and MARKANT (1980-1988). Legal assistant to the private office of the Secretary of State for Health (1986-1988). Head of UNIZO research department (1988-1991). Vice-Chairman of the EPP SME network (1998-1999). Leader of the Belgian delegation in the EPP-ED Group (2004-2009). Vice-Chairman of the EPP-ED Group (2004-2009). General Vice-Chairman CD&V (1996-2001). Chairman of CD&V (2008-2010). Member of Communal Council Oud-Heverlee (2001 - 2008). Leader of the Belgian delegation in the EPP Group (since 2009). MEP since 1991.



Believe in People campaign; Marianne Thyssen
27.02.2014 - 10:15

Inspired by a woman in the lead

Over the last five years the EU has taken big steps to make the financial sector more stable and economic governance stronger. These far-reaching reforms will make European banks rock-solid on the global financial markets and prevent sovereign debt...
Germany, Frankfurt, European Central Bank, low angle
06.09.2013 - 14:59

EU banking supervision mechanism key to integration

Next week the European Parliament is planning to give its final go ahead to a legislative package establishing a new EU banking supervision mechanism. The legislative package consists of a Regulation that puts the European Central Bank (ECB) at the...
Bank sign on building
08.05.2013 - 11:00

Banking Union: what is missing and what should be added?

Last September, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution entitled “Towards a Banking Union”. The EPP Group pushed to end the vicious circle between banks in financial trouble and governments with budgetary difficulties, to move...


Press releases

European Commission
10.09.2014 - 14:19

Growth & jobs policies for EPP Group in new Commission

Four EPP Group MEPs - Valdis Dombrovskis, Marianne Thyssen, Miguel Arias Cañete and Christos Styalianides - have been chosen by the European Commission President-elect, Jean-Claude...
Businessman in office at the computer
17.12.2013 - 16:58


Vandaag zette de Economische en Monetaire Commissie van het Europees parlement opnieuw een cruciale stap op weg naar een veiligere en meer verantwoordelijke bankensector. Ze deed dat door haar...
Flight attendant serving business people on airplane
20.11.2013 - 16:44

Europa wil glazen plafond doorbreken

Hoewel de Europese Unie op vele vlakken een pionier is op het gebied van gelijkheid tussen mannen en vrouwen, blijft het glazen plafond in het bedrijfsleven nog zeer reëel. De raden van bestuur...



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