Silvia Modig is a Finnish Member of the European parliament, former City Councilor and former Member of the Finnish Parliament. Silvia is a journalist by profession. She belongs to the Swedish-speaking minority of Finland.
In the European Parliament, she is a full member of the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety ENVI, the Committee on Budgets BUDG and sub-member of the FEMM Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality. Modig is also the chairman of the board of the Finnish Library Association