Karin Kadenbach (born 19 April 1958 in Vienna) is an Austrian social democratic politician. She is Member of the European Parliament since 2009. Within the Parliament, she is member of the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, the Committee on Regional Development, the Committee on Agriculture as well as the Committee on Budgetary Control.
Furthermore Karin Kadenbach is Vize-Präsident of the Delegation for relations with Japan and substitute Member in the Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula. Prior to joining the European Parliament in 2009, Ms. Kadenbach served for sixteen years as municipal councilor in her municipality Großmugl and was a member of the Lower Austrian Regional Assembly for seven years. From 2007 to 2008, she was regional minister, holding the portfolio "health and nature protection" in the Lower Austrian Regional Assembly. After graduating in Advertising and Marketing (university course) at Vienna University of Economics and Business, she worked at J. W. Thompson advertising agency.
Karin Kadenbach lives in Großmugl and Brussels and is a mother of five children.