Sunday, 16 May 2021

The Ambassador

Curriculum Vitae

Amb. NICOLAS P. PLEXIDAS

Minister Plenipotentiary, First Class

Ambassador



Born



Thessaloniki (Greece), 10.08.1956

Studies
1968-1974

Greek-American high school ”Anatolia College”, Thessaloniki

1975-1976

University of Barcelona, Diploma of Spanish Language and Literature

1977-1982


“Aristotle University of Thessaloniki”, Faculty of Law & Economics, BA Economic and Political Sciences

1985-1986

Diplomatic Academy, MFA Athens



Military
Service


Sergeant seconded to the Permanent Representation of Greece to NATO, Brussels

Diplomatic Carreer


1986

Embassy Attaché, MFA Athens

1986-1987

Directorate for Political Relations with Asia and Oceania, MFA Athens

1988

Promoted to Secretary of Embassy, 3rd Class

1988-1990

Directorate for International Organizations and Conferences, MFA Athens

Sep-Dec 1989


Permanent Representation of Greece to the UN in New York,seconded to the UN General Assembly

1990-1994

Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU, Brussels

1992

Promoted to Secretary of Embassy, 2nd Class

1994-1996

Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Greece in Tehran, Iran

1995

Promoted to Secretary of Embassy, 1st Class

1996-1999

Consul of Greece in Vancouver, Canada

1999

Promoted to Counselor of Embassy, 2nd Class

1999-2001


Head of UN Department at the Directorate for International Organizations and Conferences, MFA Athens

Mar-May 2001

Head of the Liaison Office of Greece in Pristina, Kosovo

2001

Promoted to Counselor of Embassy, 1st Class

2001-2005

Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Greece in Lisbon, Portugal

Feb-May 2005


Permanent Representation of Greece to the UN (Geneva), seconded to the Annual Session of Human Rights Commission

2005-2008


Head of Department for Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia at the Directorate of Bilateral Relations with Southeastern Europe, MFA Athens

2008-2011

General Consul in Cologne, FR Germany

2011-2013

General Consul in Düsseldorf, FR Germany

2012

Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary, 2nd Class

2013-2016

Ambassador of Greece to the Slovak Republic

2016-Oct 2019

Director of NATO and Euroatlantic Security, MFA Athens

30 Oct 2019 -

Ambassador of Greece to the Netherlands



Languages

Greek, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese

Decorations

2015, Grand Commander of the Order of the Phoenix (Greece)

Family status Partner with Anna-Maria Panagiotakopoulou, father to three daughters

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