Damian Boeselager is a Member of the European Parliament. He holds degrees in Philosophy & Economics from University of Bayreuth and a dual-Master in Public Administration from the Hertie School of Governance and Columbia University's SIPA in New York City. Damian co-founded Volt - a pan-European, progressive and pragmatic Europe-wide movement with the aim of reforming the European continent and solving the big challenges of our time. In the European Parliament, Damian focuses on creating a real European parliamentary democracy, creating the framework for a competitive and innovative European economy with a focus on data policy and AI, establishing paths for legal migration, setting up a common, fair and fast European asylum system, and ensuring that the EU works for all via budgetary stability measures. He is also part of the EU-Canada and US Delegations. Damian was one of the negotiators for the Greens/EFA in the Budget Committee on the Recovery Reform Facility, the largest part of the EUR 750 billion European Corona recovery response.