Bernd Lange is a German MEP for the Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands, part of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) group since 2009 and the rapporteur on corporate due diligence and corporate accountability issues. He has previously worked on trade-related issues as chair of the committee on international trade and rapporteur on EU-U.S. trade relations. He was also the S&D trade policy spokesperson between 2012 and 2014. Prior to this, Lange headed the economic, environmental and Europe unit of the German Trade Union Confederation in the Niedersachsen-Bremen-Sachsen/Anhalt district between 2005 and 2009.
Bernd participated in Panel 5.