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MEP Ismail Ertug

Committee on Transport and Tourism, European Parliament

Ismail Ertug is a German Member of the European Parliament for the Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands in the S&D group. Ertug is currently serving his third term as an MEP, having been elected in 2009. He has served as vice president of the S&D group and is a full member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) since 2019. Ertug is involved in questions spanning from CO2 emissions reduction, alternative and cleaner transport, the future of mobility to rail passengers’ rights, cross-border travel simplification as well as trans-European transport network development. Before joining the European Parliament, he held a variety of positions at the German general health insurance (Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse – AOK) including coordinator and social insurance expert.