Alexandra Papadopoulou


Alexandra Papadopoulou

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hellenic Republic

Born in Athens, Greece, on 10 April 1957


– 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

June 2023 -Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
February 2020 – June 2023 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