Alexandra Geese has been a Member of the European Parliament since 2019 and is the digital expert for the Greens/EFA parliamentary group. She negotiated the extensive “Digital Services Act” which regulates digital platforms and social networks. She was elected Vice-President of the Group in 2022. Her main focus areas are democracy in the digital age, sustainable digitalisation, and gender equality. She is a member of the Committee on Budgets and the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee.
Alexandra Geese was born in Lippstadt in 1968 and grew up in Bonn. She lived in Italy for 22 years and is a respected expert on the country.
Alongside her work, she graduated with a BA in political science from the University of Bologna and with an MA in social sciences with a focus on migration studies from Ca’ Foscarin University in Venice. She also has a Master of Arts in Conference Interpreting from the University of Applied Sciences Cologne. She worked full-time as a conference interpreter until 2019.