Salvatore De Meo: short bio
Mr. Salvatore De Meo has been a Member of the European Parliament for the European People’s Party Group since February 2020. Mr. De Meo was elected in the list of the Italian centre-right party Forza Italia in the central constituency (Lazio - Umbria - Tuscany - Marche).
At the European Parliament, he is a full member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and part of Delegation to the EU-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee and Delegation for relations with India. Furthermore, Mr. De Meo is substitute member of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and part of Special Committee on Foreign Interference in all Democratic Processes in the European Union and Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
Previously, from 2015 until January 2020, he was appointed as full member of the European Committee of the Regions, joining the European People's Party, and becoming a member of the ECON and NAT Commissions.
Mr De Meo also held political roles in the municipality of Fondi, a city located halfway between Rome and Naples, being elected first as a councillor in 2001, then as town planning councillor in 2006 and finally as mayor in 2010, a political role that he kept until February 2020. In addition to this, in 2009 he became Provincial Councillor of the Province of Latina.
Before embarking on a political career, Mr. De Meo obtained a degree in Law in 1994 at Sapienza University of Rome, and in 1995 he became Director of an agribusiness company operating at Fondi, one of the largest fruit and vegetable wholesale markets in Europe.
He is married and father of two girls.Back to the overview