Leadership

Leadership

Many national governments of the 27 member states of the EU are run by socialists and democrats, alone or in coalition with other political parties. Find out more about the prime ministers, heads of state, and deputy prime ministers from the PES political family.

Heads of state and government

Olaf Scholz

Olaf Scholz

Chancellor of Germany.

Sanna Marin

Sanna Marin

Leader of SDP and Prime Minister of Finland.

Pedro Sánchez

Pedro Sánchez

Leader of PSOE and Prime Minister of Spain.

Robert Abela

Robert Abela

Leader of Labour Party (Malta) and Prime Minister of Malta.

Mette Frederiksen

Mette Frederiksen

Leader of Socialdemokratiet and Prime Minister of Denmark.

António Costa

António Costa

Leader of the Socialist Party and Prime Minister of Portugal.

Dimitar Kovacevski

Dimitar Kovachevski

Leader of the Socialdemocratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM) and Prime Minister of North Macedonia.

Jonas Gahr Støre

Jonas Gahr Støre

Leader of Norwegian Labour Party and Prime Minister of Norway.

Edi_Rama

Edi Rama

Leader of PS Albanian and Prime Minister of Albania.

Deputy prime ministers

Rasko Konjevic

Rasko Konjevic

Leader of SDP Montenegro and Deputy Prime Minister of Montenegro.

Tanja Fajon

Tanja Fajon

PES Vice-President
Leader of the Social Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister of Slovenia.

Frank Vandenbroucke

Frank Vandenbroucke

Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium.

Pierre-Yves Dermagne

Pierre-Yves Dermagne

Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium.

Paulette Lenert

Paulette Lenert

Deputy Prime Minister of Luxembourg.

Leaders of PES member parties

Pamela Rendi-Wagner

Pamela Rendi-Wagner

Leader of SPOE Austria.

Paul-Magnette

Paul Magnette

Leader of Socialist Party Belgium.

Conner Rousseau

Conner Rousseau

Leader of Vooruit Belgium.

Kornelia Ninova

Kornelia Ninova

Leader of BSP Bugaria.

Pedja Grbin

Pedja Grbin

Leader of SDP Croatia.

Marinos Sizopoulos

Marinos Sizopoulos

Leader of EDEK Cyprus.

Michal Smarda

Michal Šmarda

Leader of CSSD Czech Republic.

Mette Frederiksen

Mette Frederiksen

Leader of Socialdemokratiet and Prime Minister of Denmark.

Lauri Läänemets

Lauri Läänemets

Leader of SDE Estonia.

Sanna Marin

Sanna Marin

Leader of SDP and Prime Minister of Finland.

Olivier Faure

Olivier Faure

Leader of Socialist Party France.

Saskia Esken

Saskia Esken

Co-leader of SPD Germany.

Lars Klingbeil

Lars Klingbeil

Co-leader of SPD Germany.

Nikos Androulakis

Nikos Androulakis

Leader of PASOK Greece.

Ágnes Kunhalmi

Agnes Kunhalmi

Co-leader of MSZP Hungary.

Bertalan Tóth

Bertalan Tóth

Co-leader of MSZP Hungary.

Ivana Bacik

Ivana Bacik

Ivana Bacik is the leader of the Irish Labour Party.

Enrico Letta

Enrico Letta

Leader of the Democratic Party Italy.

Enzo Maraio

Enzo Maraio

Leader of PS Italy.

Jānis Urbanović

Jānis Urbanović

Leader of Saskana, Latvia.

Vilija Blinkevičiūtė

Vilija Blinkevičiūtė

Leader of LSDP Lithuania.

Dan Biancalana

Dan Biancalana

Co-leader of LSAP Luxembourg.

Francine Closener

Francine Closener

Co-leader of LSAP Luxembourg.

Robert Abela

Robert Abela

Leader of Labour Party (Malta) and Prime Minister of Malta.

Attje Kuiken

Attje Kuiken

Leader of the PvdA and leader of the PvdA in the House of Representatives.

Jonas Gahr Støre

Jonas Gahr Støre

Leader of Norwegian Labour Party and Prime Minister of Norway.

Włodzimir Czarzasty

Włodzimierz Czarzasty

Co-leader of Nowa Lewica.

Robert Biedrón

Robert Biedrón

Co-leader of Nowa Lewica

António Costa

António Costa

Leader of the Socialist Party and Prime Minister of Portugal.

Marcel Ciolacu

Marcel Ciolacu

Leader of PSD Romania.

Robert Fico

Robert Fico

Leader of SMER Slovakia.

Tanja Fajon

Tanja Fajon

PES Vice-President
Leader of the Social Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister of Slovenia.

Pedro Sánchez

Pedro Sánchez

Leader of PSOE and Prime Minister of Spain.

Magdalena Andersson

Magdalena Andersson

Leader of Swedish Socialdemokraterna

Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer

Leader of Labour Party UK.

Colum Eastwood

Colum Eastwood

Leader of SDLP Northern Ireland.

Edi_Rama

Edi Rama

Leader of PS Albanian and Prime Minister of Albania.

Nermin Niksic

Nermin Niksic

Leader of SDP Bosnia i Herzegovina.

Alexandra Hristova

Alexandra Hristova

Leader of pBS Bulgaria.

Ferenc Gyurcsány

Ferenc Gyurcsány

Leader of Democratic Coalition, Hungary

Ellen Jacqueline Calmon

Ellen Jacqueline Calmon

Leader of Samfylkingin Iceland.

Monica Babuc

Monica Babuc

Interim leader of PDM Moldova.

Rasko Konjevic

Rasko Konjevic

Leader of SDP Montenegro and Deputy Prime Minister of Montenegro.

Milo_Đukanović

Milo Dukanovic

Leader of DPS Montenegro.

Dimitar Kovacevski

Dimitar Kovachevski

Leader of the Socialdemocratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM) and Prime Minister of North Macedonia.

Zoran Lutovac

Zoran Lutovac

Leader of DS Serbia.

Peter Pellegrini

Peter Pellegrini

Leader of HLAS, Slovakia

Mattea Meyer

Mattea Meyer

Co-leader of PS Switzerland.

Cédric Wermuth

Cédric Wermuth

Co-leader of PS Switzerland.

Kemal Kilicdaroglu

Kemal Kiliçdaroğlu

Leader of CHP Turkey.

Pervin_Buldan

Pervin Buldan

Co-leader of HDP Turkey.

Mithat_Sancar

Mithat Sancar

Co-leader of HDP Turkey.

Pere López

Pere López

Leader of PSD Andorra.

Tufan Erhürman

Tufan Erhurman

Leader of CTP Cyprus.

Farid Zahran

Farid Zahran

Leader of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party.

Irakli Kobakhidze

Irakli Kobakhidze

Leader of Georgian Dream.

Nitzan Horowitz

Nitzan Horowitz

Leader of Meretz Isreal.

Merav Michaeli

Merav Micheli

Leader of Avoda Israel.

Roberto Speranza

Roberto Speranza

Leader of Articolo Uno, Italy

Janis Dinevics

Jānis Dinevičs

Leader of LSDSP Latvia.

Mahmoud Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas

Leader of Fatah.

Victor Ponta

Victor Ponta

Leader of Pro-Romania

Gerardo Giovagnoli

Gerardo Giovagnoli

Leader of PSD San Marino.

Khalil Al-Zawiya

Khalil Zaouia

Leader of ETTAKATOL Tunisia