Latvian economist and politician and Member of the European Parliament for the National Alliance
Dr. Roberts Zīle (born June 20, 1958 in Riga) is a Latvian economist and politician and Member of the European Parliament for the National Alliance, a free market national conservative political party in Latvia. In the eight term of the European Parliament, he works in the European Conservatives and Reformists group; he is a Vice-chairman of the ECR Group. Currently Zile is coordinator in Committee of Transport and Tourism in the European Parliament and the first Vice-chairman of the EP temporary Special committee TAX3 tackling money laundering and tax fraud. Zīle is considered as the most active MEP of all Baltic countries (19th of 751MEPs) based on the mepranking.eu quantitative analysis 2015-2018.