Since December 2016, Ska Keller is co-president for the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament. In 2009 she was elected to the Parliament at the age of 27. Ska was the European Greens' front runner in the 2014 and 2019 European elections and in 2019 also ran as the German Greens' Spitzenkandidatin. In this capacity, she led the Greens to their most successful result to date. In July 2019, she was reelected co-president of the Greens/EFA Group.
Ska was born in 1981 in Guben in the state of Brandenburg in the former GDR. She studied Islamic Studies, Turkology and Jewish Studies at the Free University Berlin and the Sabanci Üniversitesi Istanbul. She completed her degree in 2010.
Before becoming a member of the European Parliament, Ska was chairperson and spokesperson on women's policy for Alliance 90/The Greens in Brandenburg, spokeswoman for the Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG) and board member of the German Young Greens.