Anna Michelle Asimakopoulou is an economist and an attorney-at-law (member of the New York State Bar Association). She worked for several years as an attorney in New York and Sydney, Australia, specialising in financial transactions and international banking law. She returned to Greece and became the Director of the EGNATIA EPIRUS Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Ioannina, Greece.
In this current ninth term, Anna Michelle Asimakopoulou serves as Vice-Chair of the Committee on International Trade and is a Member of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection, the Committee on Development, the Committee on Petitions and the Science and Technology Options Assessment Panel. In addition, she is a Member of the Delegation for relations with Israel and the Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean.
Anna Michelle Asimakopoulou has also served as Deputy Mayor of the City of Ioannina and was the first woman to be elected as a Member of the Greek Parliament for the district of Ioannina in 2012. She was re-elected to the Greek Parliament in 2015 from the district of Athens B.
She was also appointed as Spokesperson of the New Democracy Party in 2013 and served as Head of the Fiscal Policy Sector for New Democracy in 2015, Head of the Development and Competition Sector for New Democracy Party in 2016 and Head of the Digital Policy, Telecommunications & Media sector for New Democracy (2016-2019).
Anna Michelle Asimakopoulou received her Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) in Economics from Bryn Mawr College and her Juris Doctor degree in Law with a specialisation in international legal affairs from Cornell University. She also studied at the London School of Economics and Madrid Law School.
She is the mother of 16-year old, Christos-William Papaioannou.
MEP since 2019.