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Hellenic Republic Ministry of National Defence
MOD General Secretary

ANTONIOS P. OIKONOMOU

MOD GENERAL SECRETARY

Born in Thessaloniki, on 31 July 1961.

Graduated from the German School of Thessaloniki and studied law in the Faculty of Law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Completed his studies in law in Ruprecht - Karls – Universitat of Heidelberg.

Served his military service in the Hellenic Air force.

Practises law since 1987 before the Supreme Civil and Criminal Court and the Council of State. Member of the Bar Association of Thessaloniki.

Served as an attorney – administrative advisor at the Bank of Athens, from 1990 to 1993.

Served as a legal advisor on matters of repatriating expatriates, at the National Institute for the Reception and Recovery of Repatriating and Expatriate Greeks of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from 1991 to 1993.

Appointed to the Public Servants Health Organisation as an Attorney on remunerated mandate – Legal Advisor, in 2005, where he remained until nowadays (currently named National Organisation for Healthcare Services Provision).

Served, at first, as a Special Secretary and, afterwards, as a General Secretary in the Ministry of National Defence, from 2012 to 2015.

Member of the Management Board of the Skin Diseases Hospital of Thessaloniki (1990-1993).

Member of the Management Board of the Municipal Company for Professional Training and Studies in the Municipality of Thessaloniki (1995-1999).

Vice Chairman of the Management Board in the Psychiatric Hospital of Thessaloniki (2005-2009).

Awarded the two highest decorations, the Star for Merit and Honour and the Golden Star for Merit and Honour A Class, by the Ministry of National Defence and the Chief of Hellenic National Defence General Staff.

Speaks German and English.