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The Consul General
Andreas – Konstantinos Gouras
Mr Gouras was born in Athens, Greece in 1972 and is a career diplomat (Counsellor of Embassy). He has a law degree from the Law School of the University of Athens and an M.A. in European Organization and Diplomacy from the School of International and European Studies of the University of Athens on matters related to European Union, Diplomacy and International Relations. He has also graduated from the German School of Athens (Greek Apolytirion and German Abitur).
Before joining the Hellenic Diplomatic Corps in 2000, he worked for 3 years as a lawyer in Athens, while during his diplomatic career he served at the Embassy of Greece in Tirana, Albania. He also worked at the Diplomatic Office of the President of the Hellenic Parliament, the Diplomatic Office of the Deputy Foreign Minister, the Directorate of Personnel, the Directorate for Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Caucasus, Black Sea countries & Central Asia, the Directorate for Justice, Home Affairs & Schengen and the Directorate for Arab Countries and the Middle East. He also served as Liaison Officer at the Greek 2003 European Union Presidency and the Greek 2009 Presidency of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, as well as at the Press Centre of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. He has also graduated from the Hellenic Diplomatic Academy. In January 2015 he assumed his position as Consul General of Greece in Adelaide and Dean of the Consular Corps of South Australia.
Mr Gouras served at the Hellenic Navy for two years during his military service. Mr Gouras speaks fluently English, French and German. He is married to Evangelia Goura and they have one daughter and two sons.