Richard SEEBER

Former MEP
Country: Austria
  • BRU:
    ASP 08F163 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845468
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849468
  • STR:
    LOW T09049 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175468
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179468
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Central America
  • Member - Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • Member - Österreichische Volkspartei
  • Substitute - Russia
  • Substitute - Regional Development
  • Member of the Bureau - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
  • Member - EPP Bureau
  • Member - EPP Coordinators
  • Coordinator - Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1962. Tyrol. Dr. jur. Innsbruck University (1984); Studied economics, Mag. rer. soc. oec. Innsbruck University (1988); Barrister and solicitor (1987-1990); Tyrol Chamber of Commerce (1991-1995); Director, Tyrol EU Office, Brussels (1995-2004); EPP-coordinator in the committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety; President of the European Parliament intergroup water; Chairman of the Christian Democrats Europe Forum Brussels (CDEF) since 1999.  MEP since 2004.


In Progress


pipe throwing smog
12.04.2013 - 11:30

Carbon auction proposal would lead to rising energy prices

Rising energy prices during the economic downturn sounds like a bad idea for households and European competitiveness alike. However, that would be the outcome if the European Commission's proposal on the timing of auctions of greenhouse gas...

Press releases

Energy facility
22.01.2014 - 14:08

EU climate policy must not become 'anti-industry policy'

Richard Seeber MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the European Parliament's Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee, and Pilar Del Castillo MEP, the EPP Group’s Spokeswoman in...
Bag of vegetables
06.05.2013 - 14:09

Biodiversity: seed diversity must be protected

"We will not support a ban on old and rare seeds in Europe. We are against any threats to Europe's biodiversity. Purchasing and trading old and rare seeds must be allowed", the EPP...



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