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Embassy of Greece in Bern



XAGORARI Ekaterini, daughter of Andreas
Born in Athens, Greece on the 21st of June, 1964
Civil Status: Married, Mother of a son

•    National and Capodistrian University of Athens Law School, Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration – Degree in Political Science and Public Administration
•    National School of Public Administration – Department of Diplomacy
•    Program on Negotiation, Fall 1991 Seminar- Harvard Law School
Foreign Languages: English, French, Greek (native)


1990 - Joined the Greek Diplomatic Service

1990 - Attaché at the Directorate for the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa

1991 (September-December) - At the Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations

1992 - Promoted to Third Secretary

1992 - At the Office of the Secretary General

1992-1993 - At the Protocol Department

1993 - At the Diplomatic Cabinet of the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs

1994 - Promoted to Second Secretary

1994-1998 - Consul of Greece in Munich, Germany

1998 - Promoted to First Secretary

1998-2001 - Consul of Greece in Edirne, Turkey

2001 - Promoted to Second Counsellor

2001 - At the Directorate for South Eastern Europe

2003 - Promoted to First Counsellor

2005-2008 - At the Embassy of Greece in Ankara, Turkey

2008-2013 - At the Embassy of Greece in Nicosia, Cyprus – Deputy Head of Mission

2013-2015 - Deputy Director at the Directorate for Turkey

2014 - Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary, Second Class

January 2016 - Ambassador of Greece to Australia
Non resident Ambassador to New Zealand, Republic of Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa and Tonga

October 2019 – Promoted to Minister Plenipotentiary, First Cla

February 2020- Ambassador of Greece to the Swiss Confederation

Non resident Ambassador to the Principality of Liechtenstein

Decorations/ Distinctions
- Order of the Phoenix of the Hellenic Republic, Grand Commander
- Golden Cross of St. Andrew, Greek-Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia