Anna Maria Corazza Bildt
Member of the European Parliament
Anna Maria Corazza Bildt is a Member of the European Parliament. She was elected in June 2009 by the votes of the Swedish people for the ‘Moderate’ Party and she is part of the European People Party group (EPP). She is a member of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee, the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, the Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee, the Delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula and a member of the board of the Moderate party for Stockholm.
Her professional career started in 1987 in the field of development cooperation – working for UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome, at the Delegation to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the World Bank in Paris – and in the field of human rights for the United Nations in Geneva. Anna Maria Corazza Bildt is also an active entrepreneur and the author of a Swedish bestseller From Parma with love, people, food and tradition. She is a member of the Board of the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Sweden. She has also been awarded many prizes such as the ‘Grand Officer in the Order of the Star of the Italian Solidarity’ by the Italian President, Giorgio Napolitano. Anna Maria Corazza Bildt is also a tennis instructor and player at high level.