Brando Benifei

Member of the European Parliament, Italy
Brando Benifei

Brando Benifei, European Federalist, is one of the youngest MEPs, currently serving his second term, and is from La Spezia, Italy. His main fields of legislative work in the EP are Internal Market and Consumer Protection, Artificial Intelligence, Employment and Social Affairs, Legal Affairs and Constitutional Affairs. He has recently been appointed Rapporteur for the Artificial Intelligence Act. He has been Rapporteur for the Single Market Programme and shadow Rapporteur for the European Social Fund Plus. In the past term, among his work in the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, he was also responsible for the European Solidarity Corps and for key reports on the social inclusion and integration of refugees into the EU labour market, as well as youth employment policy such as the Youth Guarantee and the Youth Employment Initiative. In Foreign Affairs, he was Rapporteur on Post-Arab Spring in the MENA region. He is Chair of the Spinelli Group. In the past term he has been co-chair of the Youth Intergroup and vice-chair of the Disability Intergroup