Konstantinos Bikas

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

Konstantinos Bikas

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

Biography

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)

All sessions by Konstantinos Bikas

The Green Revolution in the Eastern Mediterranean

07 Feb 2023
09:25
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill