H.E. Alexandra Papadopoulou

Ambassador of Greece to the United States

Born in Athens, Greece, on 10 April 1957

Studies

- Law Degree/Law School/University of Athens, Greece

- Department of Political Science/University of Athens, Greece

- Master’s Degree in International Relations/International Law/University of Pennsylvania USA (Fulbright Scholar)

- Practice Administrative Law at the State Legal Council

Career

February 2020- Ambassador of Greece to the United States

July 2019 – January 2020 Head of the Diplomatic Cabinet of the Prime Minister

Sept. 2016 – July 2019 Head of the European Union Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) in Kosovo

Dec. 2015 – Aug. 2016 Ambassador of Greece to Uruguay and Paraguay

Sep. 2014 – Oct. 2015 Permanent Representative of Greece to the European Union

Jan. 2013 – Sept. 2014 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director General for European Affairs/in charge of the Greek Presidency of the EU in 2014

2007 – 2012 Head of the Greek Liaison Office, Skopje

2002 – 2007 Deputy Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations

2006 Promoted to Ambassador

2001 – 2002 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Balkan Affairs/Deputy Director

2000 Head of the Greek Liaison Office, Pristina, Kosovo

1999 – 2000 Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Department of International Organisations / Head of the UN Affairs desk

1994 – 1999 Consulate General of Greece in Toronto, Canada, Consul/Consul General

1997 Promoted to First Counsellor of Embassy

1995 Promoted to Second Counsellor of Embassy

1991 – 1994 Greek Embassy, Amman, Jordan, Deputy Head of Mission

1991 Promoted to First Secretary of Embassy

1987 – 1991 Consul of Greece in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

1987 Promoted to Second Secretary of Embassy

1982 – 1987 Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Department of North American Affairs (USA/Canada), Member of the negotiation team for the US military bases in Greece.

1984 Promoted to Third Secretary of Embassy

1981 – 1982 Diplomatic Academy/Ministry of foreign Affairs

1981 Entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Embassy Attaché

 

Foreign Languages English, French


Family Status: one child