Prof. Petra De Sutter is a Belgian Member of the European Parliament for the Flemish Green party. She is a professor in gynaecology at Ghent University (Belgium), specialized in infertility treatments. De Sutter is chair of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) and a substitute member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) and the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI). She is also a member of the EU Special Committee on Beating Cancer. Before joining the European Parliament, De Sutter was a member of the Belgian senate and a member of the Belgian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe from 2014 until 2019. Throughout her political career, De Sutter has been striving for a healthy environment, safe products and a socially just society.
Updated: August 2020