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The Ambassador

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Ambassador

Curriculum Vitae

IFIGENEIA KONTOLEONTOS

Born 1960 in Athens, Greece

STUDIES

1978-1982 Department of Public Law and Political Science Law School, University of Athens

1982-1983 Postgraduate Studies in Paris, France (Paris I – Pantheon – Sorbonne), D.E.A. International Economic Law and International Economic Organizations

1983-1985 Work on Doctoral Thesis (3rd Cycle in Paris, France)

CAREER:

1986 : Joined the Greek Diplomatic Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Athens

1986-1991 : Department of Bilateral Relations with North America/Latin America/Western

Europe-Latin American Section, MFA, Athens

1987 : Promoted to Third Secretary of Embassy

1991 : Promoted to Second Secretary of Embassy

1991-1996 : Embassy of Greece in Paris, Political Department

1993 : Promoted to First Secretary of Embassy

1996-2000 : General Consul of Greece in Odessa, Ukraine

1997 : Promoted to Counselor of Embassy, Second Rank

1999 : Promoted to Counselor of Embassy, First Rank

2000-2001 : First Counselor, Embassy of Greece in Kiev, Ukraine

2001-2003 : Deputy Head of the Diplomatic Cabinet of the Prime Minister, MFA, Athens

2003-2005 : General Consul of Greece in Moscow, Russian Federation

2005-2008 : Deputy Permanent Representative of Greece, UNESCO, Paris

2008-2009 : First Counselor, Embassy of Greece in Paris

2009-2011 : First counselor, Permanent Representatation of Greece to the EU, Brussels

2012 : Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary, Second Class

2012 : Director, Hellenic Aid/6th Directorate, MFA, Athens

2012 : Director, A5 Directorate for Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Caucasus, Black Sea countries and Central Asia, MFA, Athens

2014-Oct.2017 : Ambassador of Greece in Algeria

2015 : Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary, First Clas

Oct.2017- : Ambassador of Greece in the Republic of Korea

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

French, English, Russian (elementary)

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