Konstantinos Bikas

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Konstantinos Bikas

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Ambassador h.c. former Head Greek National Intelligence Service
International Business Director, MYTILINEOS

Konstantinos Bikas
Ambassador h.c.
Born in Athens in 1955
Varvakeion Exemplary High School, 1967-1973
Graduated in Law with honours, University of Athens, 1978 
Military Service, Hellenic Navy, 1978-79
Graduate Studies in Private Shipping Law and International Law, University of Hamburg, 
Germany
Married to Maria Gkogka, father of a son and a daughter
Career
1983 Joined the Greek Diplomatic Service
1984-1988 Diplomatic Cabinet of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and 
from
1985 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
1988-1992 Consul, Greek Consulate, Vancouver, Canada
1992-1993 First Secretary, Embassy of Greece, Algeria
1993-1998 Spokesman of the Greek Foreign Ministry, Counsellor of Embassy,
Founder and Editor of the MFA foreign policy publication Thesis
1998-2002 Head of the Greek Embassy, Baghdad (as Charg√© d’Affaires en pied)
2002-2005 Consul General, Greek Consulate General, Boston, USA
2005-2009 Director of the Private Office of H.E. the President of the Hellenic 
Republic Mr. Karolos Papoulias, Minister Plenipotentiary Second 
Class 
2009-2012 Head (Director General) of the National Intelligence Service (EYP),
Minister Plenipotentiary First Class
2012-2016 Ambassador of Greece to the United Kingdom
2016 Ambassador of Greece to Israel 
1.1.2019-today International Business Director MYTILINEOS SA
2006-2009 President, Varvakeion Foundation
Foreign Languages
English, French, German (fluent), Italian (some knowledge)
Orders/Decorations
Order of the Phoenix, Grand Commander (Hellenic Republic)
Order of Merit, Grand Officer (Italy)
Royal Order of the Polar Star, Commander 1st Class (Sweden)
Order of the Danneborg, Commander 1st Class (Denmark)
Order of the Lion, Commander 1st Class (Finland)
Order of Merit, Commander (F.R. Germany)
Grand Decoration of Honour in gold with Star (Austria)