Eva Paunova is a Member of the European Parliament from the Group of the European People´s Party. She is Vice-President of the largest organisation of associations and civil societies in Europe "European Movement International" (EMI), ambassador of the European Commission´s e-skills for jobs initiative and co-founder of Education Bulgaria 2030.
In the European Parliament, Eva is a member of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee and the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee. Her work is focused on enhancing skills-creation and the use of technologies, supporting entrepreneurs and investments in the European economy.
Amongst others, Eva´s work has been recognised by the Financial Times, which included her in the "New Europe 100", the ranking of CEE´s brightest and best people that are changing the status quo through their ideas and innovative solutions. She is also part of the Forbes 30 under 30 list, featuring the brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents in 20 different sectors. Politico defined her as one of "the most eye-catching 28 people from 28 countries who are shaping, shaking and stirring Europe".