Ambassador Pericles Boutos graduated from the London School of Economics, University of London in Monetary Economics. He joined the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in 1986 and served in A5 Middle East and A2 Turkey and Cyprus Directorate.
Prior to his current post as Greece’s Ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos and Singapore, Ambassador Boutos headed the ST2 Directorate for Telecommunication and Information Technologies. Previously, he was Bilateral Relations Desk Officer at the A4 Turkey Directorate (2005-2009), promoted to Deputy Director of the same.
Moreover, Ambassador Boutos served as Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Greece in Helsinki, Finland in 2011-2012. In 2000-2002, he served as Consul General of Greece in Novorossiysk, Russia and Consul of Greece in Venice in 1994-1998, having also served at Embassy of Greece in Vienna in 1991-1994.