Lambert Van Nistelrooij
Lambert van Nistelrooij was Member of the European Parliament from 2004 till 2019. He has been focusing on regional policy, research, innovation, energy and the Digital Agenda.
In 1978 Lambert was elected member of the local council and member of Dutch region of Noord-Brabant from 1991-2004. He became vice-governor of Noord-Brabant.
He initiated Knowledge4Innovation (K4I) and is its honorary president. Currently Lambert is self-employed : www.vannistelrooijregional.nl. He is member of the Noord-Brabant Hydrogen Coalition, Advisor to the Regional Stars Awards Jury (DG Regio), Advisor to the EIT on synergies between EU Funds, Participant in the Americas Competitiveness Exchange (OAS), Guest professor Normal University Beijing and member of the Board of Health Care institutions in the Netherlands.
Activities as Member of the European Parliament: 2017: RAPPORTEUR on the Regulation for the Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP) Shadow RAPPORTEUR on the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC); 2016: RAPPORTEUR on the report on investing in jobs and growth – maximising the contribution of European Structural and Investment Funds: an evaluation of the report under Article 16(3) of the CPR; October 2013: REPORT European Joint Technology Undertaking Biobased Industry; July 2011: FIRST RAPPORTEUR on EP and Council Regulation on the General Regulation – European Investment Funds (ESIF), (325 Billion Euros).
Lambert van Nistelrooij was also: Member, EPP Coordinator and EPP Speaker in the Committee on Regional Development; Member of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection; Member of the Delegation for relations with Brazil; Member of the Delegation for relations with Mercosur; Member of the Delegation in the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly; Co-president of the AGE and URBAN-intergroups; President of the Knowledge for Innovation (K4I) Forum in the European Parliament.