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Consulate in Perth

The Consul

Georgia Karasiotou

Curriculum Vitae
Consul of Greece in Perth

Born on 21 November 1978 in Thessaloniki, Greece

Professional Experience

2001 – 2003    Trainee Lawyer at a Law Office in Athens
2006        Consultant at the Division of Treaty Affairs/Terrorism Prevention Branch at the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime, Vienna (Austria)
2007        Joined the Diplomatic Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic and worked at the following posts, in Athens and abroad:

2007 – 2008    Diplomatic Academy, Athens 
2008        Directorate for Administrative and Judicial Affairs, Athens 
2008 – 2009    Directorate for Justice, Home Affairs & Schengen, Athens 
2009 – 2014    Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU, Brussels (Belgium)
2014 – 2015    Directorate for Russia, Ukraine and CAC Countries, Athens 
2015        Cabinet of Alternate Foreign Minister for international economic cooperation, Athens
2015 – 2018    Cabinet of the Alternate Foreign Minister for European Affairs, Athens
2018 – 2019    Directorate for Latin America and the Caribbean, Athens
2020 -         Consulate of Greece in Perth (Australia)


1996        Graduation from the German School of Thessaloniki
2001        Law Degree at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
2004    Masters Degree (D.E.A. - Diplôme d'étude sapprofondies) in Public International Law at Université Paris II, Panthéon-Assas (France)
2005    Masters Degree (D.E.S.S. – Diplôme d'études supérieures spécialisées) inDiplomacy and Strategic Negotiations (specialization in Crisis Management) at Université Paris Sud (XI), Faculté Jean Monnet (France) 

Greek, English, French, German, Spanish

Married with two children