Christian Sagartz

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Christian Sagartz
Christian Sagartz.jpg
Christian Sagartz in 2020
Member of the European Parliament
for Austria
Assumed office
23 January 2020
Personal details
Born (1981-01-16) 16 January 1981 (age 41)
Political partyFlag of Austria.svg Austrian People's Party
Flag of Europe.svg European People's Party

Christian Sagartz (born 1981) is an Austrian politician of the Austrian People's Party (ÖPP) who has been serving as Member of the European Parliament since 2020.

Early life and education[edit]

Sagartz holds a BA in political science and a master's degree in political advice.

Political career[edit]

Sagartz holds several positions in Pöttsching: councillor (since 2002), vice-mayor (since 2007), and chairman of the town's party in 2006. He was the Burgenland chairman of Young People's Party from 2002 to 2008 and became chairman of the Mattersburg district chapter in 2010. He became a member of the Landtag on 25 October 2005.[1]

Member of the European Parliament, 2020–present[edit]

Sagartz has been a Member of the European Parliament since 2020. In parliament, he has been serving on the Committee on Development (since 2020), its Subcommittee on Human Rights (since 2020) and the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs.[2][3]

In addition to his committee assignments, Sagartz is a substitute member of the parliament's delegations to the EU-Albania Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee; the EU-Montenegro Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee; the ACP–EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly; and for relations with South Africa.


  1. ^ Profile at Landtag site
  2. ^ Profile at European Parliament
  3. ^ Mia Bartoloni (March 26, 2021), Movers & Shakers The Parliament Magazine.