Born in 1957, Pervenche Berès is Member of the European Parliament since 1994. S&D Coordinator of the ECON committee. Full member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, substitute member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, and of the Institutional Affairs Committee. Former substitute member of the “TAXE I” et “TAXE II” special committee and substitute member of the PANA inquiry committee. She has been appointed in 2014, rapporteur on "The economic governance framework of EMU:
Stocktaking of possible building blocks» and in 2015 on “a Budgetary capacity for the Eurozone”. She has been appointed in 2017 co-rapporteur on ESAs review and in 2018 on “Establishment of a European Investment Stabilisation Function (EISF)”.
In Parliament elected in 2009, she has been the Chairwoman of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee. She has been appointed rapporteur of the temporary committee on the financial, economic and social crisis. Previously, she was Chairwoman of the Economic and Monetary affairs Committee (2004-2009), Head of the French socialist delegation (June 1997-June 2004 & June 2014-January 2017).