Mairead McGuinness

Irish politician and European Commissioner

Mairead McGuinness (born 13 June 1959) is an Irish politician. She was the European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union since October 2020. She is a member of Fine Gael. She was First Vice-President of the European Parliament from 2017 to 2020. She was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for East from 2004 to 2014 and for Midlands–North-West from 2014 to 2020. McGuinness was Ireland’s longest serving MEP.[1]

Mairead McGuinness
European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and
the Capital Markets Union
Assumed office
12 October 2020
PresidentUrsula von der Leyen
Preceded byValdis Dombrovskis
First Vice-President of the European Parliament
In office
18 January 2017 – 12 October 2020
PresidentAntonio Tajani
David Sassoli
Preceded byAntonio Tajani
Succeeded byRoberta Metsola
Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 July 2014 – 12 October 2020
Succeeded byColm Markey
ConstituencyMidlands–North-West
In office
1 July 2004 – 1 July 2014
ConstituencyEast
Personal details
Born
Mairead McGuinness

(1959-06-13) 13 June 1959 (age 65)
Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland
Political partyFine Gael
Other political
affiliations
European People's Party
Spouse(s)
Tom Duff (m. 1994)
Children4
EducationUniversity College Dublin
WebsiteOfficial website

References

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  1. Gabriela Baczynska and Padraic Halpin (September 4, 2020), Ireland likely to lose EU trade portfolio as nominees submitted Archived 4 September 2020 at the Wayback Machine Reuters.