Herbert Dorfmann is a Member of the European Parliament from South Tyrol, a German-speaking region in Northern Italy and is currently serving his third term.
After having completed a degree in Agrarian Sciences in Piacenza, Dorfmann started his professional career as a professor at the Agricultural College in Ora. He then became the director of the agriculture department at the Bolzano Chamber of Commerce and went on to direct the South Tyrolean Farmers’ Federation for nearly ten years. Dorfmann’s
political career started in 2005 when he became the mayor of his hometown. In 2009, he was elected for his first mandate at the European Parliament and was subsequently re-elected as a MEP for the European People’s Party in 2014 and 2019, for a second and third mandate.
Currently, he is a member in the AGRI Committee and a substitute member in the BUDG, REGI and ECON Committees. He also holds the position of co-rapporteur for the initiative report on the Farm-to- Fork-Strategy.