Daniel Caspary

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Daniel Caspary
Daniel Caspary (Martin Rulsch) 2.jpg
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
2004
Personal details
Born Daniel Caspary
(1976-04-04) 4 April 1976 (age 39)
Karlsruhe, West Germany
(now Germany)
Political party  German:
Christian Democratic Union
 EU:
European People's Party
Alma mater University of Karlsruhe
Video Introduction (English) / (German)

Daniel Caspary (born 4 April 1976 in Karlsruhe) is a German politician and Member of the European Parliament for Baden-Württemberg. He is a member of the conservative Christian Democratic Union, part of the European People's Party.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Caspary was born in 1976 in Karlsruhe, Germany. After serving in the federal German armed forces as first lieutenant in the reserve, he studied Technical economics at the University of Karlsruhe.[2] Alongside his studies he worked as assistant to the Vice Chairman of the Christian Democratic Union’s parliamentary group in the state parliament of Baden-Württemberg, Peter Hauk. After graduating in 2002, he went on to work for J.P. Morgan in Frankfurt and London, and as an authorized representative of MVV Energy AG, Mannheim.[3]

Political career[edit]

Caspary was elected to the European Parliament in the 2004 elections, and since 2009 has been Coordinator of the EPP Group in the Committee on International Trade.[4] As shadow rapporteur, he has issued opinions on the Georgia–European Union Association Agreement (2014), the Moldova–European Union Association Agreement (2014) and on the general budget of the EU for the financial year 2015 (2014).

Other activities[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Caspary is married and is father of two children.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paliamentary profile". Retrieved 8 September 2010. 
  2. ^ Speakers: Daniel Caspary European Raw Materials Conference, Brussels, March 1, 2011.
  3. ^ Speakers: Daniel Caspary European Raw Materials Conference, Brussels, March 1, 2011.
  4. ^ Speakers: Daniel Caspary European Raw Materials Conference, Brussels, March 1, 2011.
  5. ^ Personal website - Daniel Caspary