Wednesday, 24 July 2019

The Ambassador

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Franciscos Verros, Ambassador

Born in Athens, June 28th 1954 

Studies University of Athens: Economic Studies
Université Libre de Bruxelles: Development Econometrics 

Military Service

1977 - 1979 Greek military navy, Ensign
1979 – 1981
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Embassy Attaché
1981 – 1985
Permanent Mission of Greece in the European Union,
Embassy Secretary
1985 – 1989
Embassy of Greece in the former German Democratic
Republic, First Embassy Secretary
1990 – 1992 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministers’ Cabinet,
Spokesman of the Ministry
1991 Promoted to Counselor
1992 – 1996 Embassy of Greece in Paris, First Counselor
1996 – 2001 Western European Union, Secretary of the Political
Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly
2000 Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary, Second Class
2002 – 2006 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director of International
Organizations
2003 Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary, First Class
2006 – 2009 Permanent Representative of Greece to the United
Nations in Geneva and other International Organizations
in Switzerland
2009 - 2010 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director of International Organizations
2010 Director General for European Union Affairs
2013 Ambassador of Greece in Spain
2014 Promoted to Full Ambassador
2015 - Μay 2017 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director of the Diplomatic Academy
May 2017 - August 2018 Director General, Economic Relations, MFA
August 2018 Ambassador of Greece to Lebanon

Languages French, English, German, Spanish

Marital Status Married, three children

Decorations

Grand Cross of the Order of Phoenix (Greece)

Great Commander of the Order of Phoenix (Greece)

Commander of the National Order of Merit (France)

Officer of the National Order of Merit (France)

Commander of the Order of the Holy Sepulcher of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

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