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The Consul General
General Consul : Stavros Kyrimis
Dr. Kyrimis is a career diplomat (Counselor of Embassy). He has a law degree from the Aristotle (State) University of Thessaloniki and has obtained 4 post-graduate diplomas (Paris I, II, XI, I.I.A.P. de Paris) on matters related to Defence, International Law and International Relations. He also has a doctorate from the “Jean Monnet” Law School of Paris XI University. His doctoral thesis concerned the legal aspects of the EU-NATO-WEU relation.
Before joining the Hellenic Diplomatic Corps, he worked for 5 years as an international civil servant at the Western European Union (WEU), while during his diplomatic career he worked for 3 years as Assistant Director for Defence and technological industrial matters, at the European Defence Agency in Brussels.
In the spring of 2010, he returned to Athens from Brussels where he was appointed at the Greek Permanent Representation to the EU, and was seconded as diplomatic advisor at the Hellenic Ministry of Defence. From November 2012 to August 2013, Dr. Kyrimis was assigned as Alternate Director General of National Defence Policy & International Relations.
In September 2013 he assumed his position as Consul General of Greece in Sydney.
Dr. Kyrimis speaks English, French and Italian. He is married to Elisabeth Lhuillier, and they have 4 children.