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  • Ms Miapetra Kumpula-Natri
    MEP, EIF Steering Committe member


Miapetra Kumpula-Natri (born 1972 in Vaasa, Finland) is a Member of the European Parliament representing Finland, S&D Group and The Social Democratic Party of Finland.

Kumpula-Natri is a member of the ITRE Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, where she has focused on energy and digitalization, including as the rapporteur for regulating wholesale roaming prices and as a shadow rapporteur for the European Electronic Communications Code.
She is also a substitute member of the EMPL Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. In addition, Kumpula-Natri is the chair of the Parliament’s Bioeconomy Working Group, member of the European Internet Forum and member of the board of European Energy Forum.

For 11 years, Mrs. Kumpula-Natri was a member of the Finnish parliament. She was, among other things, chairperson of the parliament’s Grand Committee. She’s been a member of municipal council of Vaasa for 20 years. By education Mrs. Kumpula-Natri in an engineer. She’s also studied economics. Mrs. Kumpula-Natri speaks Finnish, Swedish, English, French and Russian. She is married and a mother of two.