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The Secretary General

The Secretary GeneralCurriculum Vitae

Dimitrios PARASKEVOPOULOS
, son of Iakovos

Born 1952 in Athens

STUDIES
Diploma, Law School University of Athens

CAREER

1979: Attaché of Embassy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1979-1981: at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1981: promoted to Third Secretary of Embassy

1982: at the Embassy of Greece, Oslo

1984: promoted to Second Secretary of Embassy

1986: promoted to First Secretary of Embassy

1987: at the Embassy of Greece, Ankara

1991: promoted to Second Counselor of Embassy

1991: at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Service for Political Affairs, Kavala 

1993: promoted to First Counselor of Embassy

1994: at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Diplomatic Cabinet of the Minister for Foreign Affairs

1995: at the Embassy of Greece, The Hague

1999: at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director of the Diplomatic Cabinet of the Minister for Foreign Affairs

2000: promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary Second Class

2002: Ambassador of Greece, Moscow

2003: promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary First Class

2005: Ambassador of Greece, Paris

2009: Director of the Diplomatic Cabinet of the Prime-Minister

2012: at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head of the Office of the Greek Presidency of the European Union

2013: at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director General for Political Affairs

2013: promoted to the rank of full Ambassador

2015: Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

DECORATIONS
Grand Cross of the Order of the Phoenix (Greece)
Grand Officer of the Legion of Honor (France)
Grand Commander of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem
Commander of the Order of Merit (Italy)

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

French, English

MARITAL STATUS
Married, father of two sons

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