Along with Martin Schirdewan, Manon Aubry (France Insoumise, France) was elected co-president of the GUE/NGL group in July 2019. She has been a Member of the European Parliament since May 2019 and is the youngest ever person to be the co-leader of a political group in the European Parliament. Prior to being elected as an MEP, Aubry worked as a former spokesperson for Oxfam.
Martin Schirdewan (DIE LINKE, Germany) has been an MEP since 2017, working primarily on tax justice and economic issues, and was re-elected in May 2019. Prior to that, he was the head of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in Brussels between 2015 and 2017.
The group’s MEPs also has four Vice Presidents: João Ferreira (PCP, Portugal), Marisa Matias (Bloco de Esquerda, Portugal), Sira Rego (Izquierda Unida, Spain) and Nikolaj Villumsen (Enhedslisten, Denmark)