Jordi Solé, Member of the European Parliament
Jordi Solé was born in Caldes de Montbui, where he was mayor for 12 years. In 2011, he assumed the responsibility for international relations in the national executive of Esquerra Republicana, and in 2012, he became the Secretary General of the European Free Alliance. In 2012, he was elected member of the Parliament of Catalonia, where he became President of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, European Union and Development Cooperation until 2015. In 2016 I joined the Catalan Government, the Generalitat de Catalunya, as Secretary for Foreign Affairs and European Union in the Council of Foreign Affairs, Institutional Relations, and Transparency.
From January 2017 to June 2019 he was a Member of the European Parliament for the Greens-EFA group. In July 2020 he rejoined the European Parliament as an MEP. In the current legislature, he is a full member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Subcommittee on Human Rights, and a substitute member of the Committee of Inquiry into the use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware and the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. He is also Vice-Chairman of the Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community, a full member of the Delegation for relations with the Maghreb, the Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean, the Delegation for relations with Israel, the Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly and an alternate member of the Delegation for relations with China.