We Are Water Foundation
Connecting Waterpeople

You are here

Pernille Weiss is the new chairwoman of the MEP Water Group

  • Pernille Weiss is the new chairwoman of the MEP Water Group
    Pernille Weiss. Credit: MEP Water Group Twitter account

About the entity

MEP Water Group
The MEP Water Group wants to play a key role in contributing to the future of the EU water policy.
Schneider Electric
Idrica

Pernille Weiss has been appointed as the new chairwoman of the MEP Water Group. MEP Pernille Weiss, is a politician from the Conservative People’s Party of Denmark and a member of the European People's Party, EPP.

Ms. Weiss holds a seat in the Industry, Research & Energy Committee (ITRE) and is a substitute in The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI). Ms. Weiss also holds a substitute seat in The Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee (FEMM).

Prior to being an MEP, Ms. Weiss served eight years as a County Council member. Ms. Weiss holds several degrees; she is a nurse (RN), Master of science (health) and additionally holds a Master degree in Innovation and Leadership (LAICS). She is an acknowledged Nordic expert in architecture and health as well as the impact of the build environment on complex institutions. In addition, Ms. Weiss has been a board member of SME Europe since 2019. Ms. Weiss has been a head manager in the public health care sector and the building consultancy industry before establishing her own consultancy firm in 2008.