H.E. Yorgos Diacofotakis is newly elected Ambassador of Greece to Serbia. H.E. Ambassador Yorgos Diacofotakis was born in Alexandria, Egypt, (1961) and began his diplomatic career in 1989. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Athens Faculty of Law, National School of Public Administration, and a ‘DEA’ Master of Advanced Studies Degree in International Relations, University PARIS 1 – Sorbonne, Paris, Ph.D. in International Law, Panteios University, Athens.
During the last decade he has served as a Defence Counsellor Permanent Representation of Greece to NATO in Brussels; Deputy Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, A5 Directorate on Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Caucasus, the Black Sea and Central Asia; Policy Coordinator on EU human rights policy in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova; Chef de File on OSCE Human Dimension, European External Action Service, Brussels, Director, MFA, A12 Directorate on European CFSP & CSDP. Ambassador Diacofotakis speaks English and French and has a good knowledge of Arabic (Egyptian). He is a married father of four children.