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The Mediterranean Hybrid Forum 2021
18-22 October 2021
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Christiana Kalogirou
Secretary General for Rural Development and Food, Hellenic Republic

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Christiana Kalogirou was born in Athens. She holds holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Athens University of Economics and Business (former HIEBS) and a Master of Science degree from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Disaster and Crisis Management Strategies in Administrative and Development sectors.

She has worked in the private sector for 20 years. She has carried out studies and scientific work in the fields of economic and regional development. At the same time she was actively involved in initiatives relating to sustainable development, blue economy and entrepreneurship, protection of cultural heritage, environmental protection, as well as women’s issues.

In 2004 she was elected Member of Parliament with the New Democracy party representing Lesvos Prefecture. In 2012 she assumed the position of Secretary General of the Decentralized Aegean Administration of the Ministry of Interior. In 2014 she was elected Regional Governor of Northern Aegean. In August 2019 she assumed the post of Secretary General of the Aegean and Island Policy of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy.