Lieve Wierinck

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Lieve Wierinck
Member of the European Parliament
In office
4 May 2016 – 2019
Personal details
Born (1957-07-03) 3 July 1957 (age 63)
Leuven
NationalityBelgian
Political partyOpen Flemish Liberals and Democrats (Open Vld)
ResidenceSterrebeek

Lieve Wierinck (born 3 July 1957 in Leuven) is a Belgian politician who served as Member of the European Parliament (MEP)[1] for the Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats (Open Vld), which sits in the ALDE Group, from 2016 until 2019. She succeeded Philippe De Backer, who became Secretary of State in the Michel Government.

In the European Parliament, Wierinck was member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) and of the delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China. In 2019, Wierinick was the recipient of the Health Award at The Parliament Magazine's annual MEP Awards.[2]


Wierinck was member of the Belgian Chamber of Representatives from 2011 to 2014. She is also active in local politics in Zaventem and has been chairwoman of the national VLD Women since 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lieve WIERINCK". europarl.europa.eu. Retrieved 2017-01-17.
  2. ^ Hutchinson, Lorna (21 March 2019). "MEP Awards 2019: Heartfelt reactions from our winners". The Parliament Magazine. Retrieved 13 August 2019.