Tilly Metz is a Luxembourgish a Member of the European Parliament since July 2018.
She represents the Greens/EFA Group in the Committees on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, Transport and Tourism, and Agriculture and Rural Development as well as the Special Committee on the COVID-19 pandemic. She also chairs the Delegation for Relations with Central American Countries.
Health and health care are among her core issues: she is the Health coordinator of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament and represented them in the negotiations on the extension of the mandate of the European Medicines Agency and around the Pharmaceutical Strategy. She is also Vice-President of the Intergroup on People with Disabilities and advocates for the treatment of rare diseases.
Protecting the most vulnerable in our society has always been an important goal of Tilly's work. In 2019, she received the "EU for animals" award for her commitment to animal rights and welfare. In 2021, she was elected President of the European Parliament's Intergroup on Animal Welfare.
Updated: June 2022