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 our leadership, the prime ministers, heads of state, and deputy prime ministers from the PES political family.

PES Leadership

Stefan Löfven

Stefan Löfven

PES President

Iratxe García Pérez

Iratxe García Pérez

PES First Vice-President

Katarina Barley

Katarina Barley

PES Executive Vice-President

Francisco André

Francisco André

PES Executive Vice-President

Tanja Fajon

Tanja Fajon

PES Vice-President
Deputy Prime Minister of Slovenia

Victor Negrescu

Victor Negrescu

PES Vice-President

Kati Piri

Kati Piri

PES Vice-President

Andrzej Szejna

Andrzej Szejna

PES Vice-President

Radmila Šekerinska

Radmila Šekerinska

PES Vice-President

Caroline Gennez

Caroline Gennez

PES Treasurer

Giacomo Filibeck

Giacomo Filibeck

Secretary General

Responsible for International Unit and Finances

Yonnec Polet

Yonnec Polet

Deputy Secretary General

Responsible for EU Policy Unit and Human Resources

Saar Van Bueren

Saar Van Bueren

Deputy Secretary General

Responsible for Communications, Campaigns and Activists

Thomas Vaupel

Thomas Vaupel

Deputy Secretary General

Responsible for Statutory Unit, Survey & Research and Central & Eastern Europe

Heads of state and government

Olaf Scholz

Olaf Scholz

Chancellor of Germany.

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.

Albin Kurti

Albin Kurti

Prime Minister of Kosovo, leader of LVV

Marcel Ciolacu

Marcel Ciolacu

Leader of PSD and Prime Minister of Romania

Jonas Gahr Støre

Jonas Gahr Støre

Leader of Norwegian Labour Party and Prime Minister of Norway.

Edi_Rama

Edi Rama

Leader of PS Albania and Prime Minister of Albania.

Deputy prime ministers

Tanja Fajon

Tanja Fajon

PES Vice-President
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.

Leaders of PES member parties

Andreas Babler

Andreas Babler

Leader of SPÖ Austria

Paul-Magnette

Paul Magnette

Leader of Socialist Party Belgium.

Melissa Depraetere

Melissa Depraetere

Ad-interim leader of Vooruit

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.

Antti Lindtman

Antti Lindtman

Leader of SDP 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.

Imre Komjathi

Imre Komjathi

Co-leader of MSZP Hungary

Ferenc Gyurcsány

Ferenc Gyurcsány

Leader of Democratic Coalition, Hungary

Ivana Bacik

Ivana Bacik

Leader of the Irish Labour Party.

Elly Schlein

Elly Schlein

Leader of PD Italy

Enzo Maraio

Enzo Maraio

Leader of PS Italy.

Nils Ušakovs

Nils Ušakovs

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.

Frans Timmermans

Frans Timmermans

Leader of PvdA-GroenLinks

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

Pedro Nuno Santos

Pedro Nuno Santos

Leader of PS Portugal

Marcel Ciolacu

Marcel Ciolacu

Leader of PSD and Prime Minister of Romania

Robert Fico

Robert Fico

Leader of SMER Slovakia.

Matjaž Han

Matjaž Han

Leader of SD 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 Albania and Prime Minister of Albania.

Nermin Niksic

Nermin Niksic

Leader of SDP Bosnia i Herzegovina.

Georgi Anastasov

Georgi Anastasov

Leader of pBS Bulgaria

Kristrún Frostadóttir

Kristrún Frostadóttir

Leader of Samfylkingin Iceland

Ion Sula

Ion Sula

Leader of PSDE Moldova

Rasko Konjevic

Rasko Konjevic

Leader of SDP Montenegro

Danijel Zivkovic

Danijel Zivkovic

Leader of Demokratska Partija Socijalista Crne Gore

Dimitar Kovacevski

Dimitar Kovachevski

Leader of the Socialdemocratic Union of Macedonia (SDSM)

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.

Özgür Özel

Özgür Özel

Leader of CHP Turkey

Tulay Hatımoğulları Oruç

Tulay Hatımoğulları Oruç

Co-leader of DEM Turkey

Tuncer Bakırhan

Tuncer Bakırhan

Co-leader of DEM Turkey

Pere López

Pere López

Leader of PSD Andorra.

Ihar Barysau

Ihar Barysau

Leader of BSDP Belarus

Mikola Statkevich

Mikola Statkevich

Leader of Belarusian Social Democratic Party – People’s Assembly, Belarus

Tufan Erhürman

Tufan Erhurman

Leader of CTP Cyprus.

Farid Zahran

Farid Zahran

Leader of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party.

Nitzan Horowitz

Nitzan Horowitz

Leader of Meretz Isreal.

Merav Michaeli

Merav Micheli

Leader of Avoda Israel.

Albin Kurti

Albin Kurti

Prime Minister of Kosovo, leader of LVV

Janis Dinevics

Jānis Dinevičs

Leader of LSDSP Latvia.

Driss Lachgar

Driss Lachgar

Leader of USFP Morocco.

Mahmoud Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas

Leader of Fatah.

Victor Ponta

Victor Ponta

Leader of Pro-Romania

Gerardo Giovagnoli

Gerardo Giovagnoli

Leader of PSD San Marino.

Dragan Djilas

Dragan Djilas

Leader of SSP Serbia

Khalil Al-Zawiya

Khalil Zaouia

Leader of ETTAKATOL Tunisia