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Consulate General in Melbourne

Emmanuel S. Kakavelakis, Consul General


Emmanuel S. Kakavelakis, Embassy Counsellor 1st Class


Jan. 2021–         : Consul General of Greece, Melbourne
Sep. 2018 –Dec. 2020:Counsellor, C3 Directorate for Internal Market, Agriculture
and other EU Policies,Ministry of  Foreign Affairs, Athens
Aug. 2015- Sep. 2018: Consul General of Greece in Alexandria
Aug. 2011-Aug. 2015: Head of Section, A3 Directorate for S/E Europe,Ministry of Foreign   Affairs, Athens
Sep. 2008-Aug.2011 : Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Greece in Beirut
July 2006-Sep. 2008 : First Secretary,Embassy of Greece in Tirana
July 2003-July 2006: Deputy Head of Mission and Consul, Embassy of Greece in Lisbon
July 2002-July 2003: Head of Consular Mission, Consulate of Greece in Lagos
May 2000-July 2002:Attaché at the Protocol Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Athens
1996-2000    : Attorney at, member of the Piraeus bar
1994-1996    : Officer, Hellenic Army (2nd Lieutenant of the Parachutists, in reserve)


2000-2002            : International Law and Diplomatic Studies, Postgraduate Course “Panteion University”, Athens, Greece
1999-2000: Diplomatic Academy, Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1988-2003            : Law School, Natl. University ofAthens, Greece


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-Officer of the Order of Leopold II, Kingdom of Belgium
-Commander of the Order of St. Sabbas, Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria

FAMILY STATUS: Widowed, two children