In Conversation with MEP Tsvetelina Penkova
05 December 2023, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Student event organised by the EISPS Student Society, exploring the work of a member of the European Parliament
This event is free.
- UCL students | UCL alumni
228UCL School of Pharmacy29-39 Brunswick SquareLondonWC1N 1AXUnited Kingdom
Come and meet Tsvetelina Penkova and hear from her about cybersecurity, the rise of the far right, how the Parliament can fight populism and illiberalism, and climate marches and how the newest generation of voters can influence parliamentary work. Students will also have a chance to ask their own questions.
Moderator: Blanche Girard, President of the EISPS Society, 2nd Year International Social and Political Studies
Welcome: Dr Claudia Sternberg, Head of Academic Programmes, UCL European Institute
About the speaker
Tsvetelina Penkova is a Member of the European Parliament from the Group of Socialists and Democrats from Bulgaria. She is a member of the Industry, Energy, Research, Regional Development and Internal Market Committees. She is Vice-Chair of the Delegation to the EU-UK Parliamentary Partnership Assembly. She was previously a finance specialist at an investment fund in London, an investment banker at the Royal Bank of Scotland and an analyst at Egon Zehnder. Prior to this she was a Consultant at ING and a financial analyst at Astra Zeneca. She holds a Master's degree in Financial Economics from Oxford University, and a double Bachelor’s from Bocconi University in Milan and the Central European University in Budapest.