Javier Moreno Sanchez – Secretary General
Javier Moreno Sanchez, former Member of the European Parliament and Secretary General of the Spanish Socialist delegation in the European Parliament, member of the PSOE since 1992 is currently Secretary General of the European Federation of the PSOE (PSOE Europa).
Javier Moreno, born in Switzerland to Spanish parents now lives in Brussels with his wife and three young children. In addition to his mother tongue which is Spanish he is fluent in several languages, French, German, Italian and English.
Prior to his election as a member to the European Parliament in 2004, Javier Moreno had a wide experience within the European Institutions which commenced in 1991. He served as a political advisor to the party of European Socialists (1998-2002) later becoming Deputy Secretary General (2002-2004) during which period he coordinated the work of the Socialist members of the European Convention 2002-2003 led by Giuliano Amato.
Elected for the Spanish list of the Socialist Group in the European Parliament in 2004, Javier Moreno served on the Committees for International Trade and the Committee for Civil Liberties where he concentrated his work on the fight against illegal immigration. He has published various articles on issues of immigration and trade. During his mandate in the European Parliament he was also a member of the delegation for relations with Mercosur and the delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly.