Max Andersson

Category: Parallel session

Biography

Max Andersson is a member of the European Parliament since 2014 and is primarily active in the Legal Committee (JURI) and the Constitutional Committee (AFCO). He is one of the two conveners for the Green Group´s IT Policy Working Group "Digital Working Group" and the "Working Group Robotics" in the European Parliament. He is profiled in the IT- and privacy policy, climate change issues, issues of international trade agreements as well as EU criticism. He has, together with Jan Philipp Albrecht, Julia Reda, , Michel Reimon and Terry Reintke written the Green Policy Paper on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

He was a member of the Swedish parliament between 2006 and 2010 and was mainly engaged in the Foreign Affairs Committee and EU Affairs.

He is one of the members of the Swedish Green Party executive since 2008, whereof in the working committee between 2012 and 2014. He has a background as a spokesperson for Green Students, being head of the Green youth union election campaign in the 2003 referendum, and was a member of the government investigation for the 2011 electoral committee.

Max Andersson has a degree in molecular biology, has been politically active in a municipality in the Västra Götaland region. He lives in Gothenburg at the moment, and has probably read more science fiction literature than any other active Swedish politician.

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