Circle the Med
The Mediterranean Online Forum 2020
9-13 November
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Kostas Karamanlis
Minister of Infrastructure & Transport, Hellenic Republic

// Sessions

Day 1  |  9 Nov 10:00 - 12:00 CET
Ensuring Sustainable Future for the Mediterranean

// Short bio

Kostas Karamanlis has studied History and Economics at Hamilton College and earned an MA in Law and 

Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Tufts University.

In January 2015 Kostas Karamanalis was elected to parliament with the party of New

Democracy, and was re-elected in September 2015 and in July 2019.

From January 2016 since June 2019 he was the shadow minister of the New Democracy Party

for Infrastructure and Transport.

After the 2019 election, Mr Karamanlis was appointed Minister for Infrastructure and

Transport in the Cabinet of Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Before getting into politics, he worked from 2002 until 2004 in London for the UBS Warburg

Bank. In 2004 he returned to Greece and started working as a chief executive at Mantinia

Shipping Company.

He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the “Konstantinos G. Karamanlis” Foundation

and of the Board of Overseers of the Fletcher School.