Meet our RGC 2024 speakers
Andreas Katsaniotis
Member of the Hellenic Parliament for Achaea, former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, in charge of Diaspora Greeks


I was born on November 28, 1969,
in Lappa of Achaia and was raised
in the city of Patras.
I graduated from the Department
of Natural Resources Development and Agricultural Engineering of the Agricultural University of Athens.
I am married to Evaggelia Stavrianaki.

1999 – 2004

From 1999 to 2004 I worked as a manager in several new technology companies. Also I was appointed as Marketing
and Public Relations Director of the newspaper “Kathimerini”, in charge of the promotion strategy and the development of international cooperation.

2007 – 2009

From 2007 to 2009 I was the Managing Director of the Hellenic Export Promotion Organization. Subsequently,
I established his own communication consulting company for media, “ASAP”.

2012 – 2014

From 2012 to 2014 I served as the Secretary General of Information and Communication, in charge of Public Diplomacy and the coordination of the promotion of the image and communication strategy of Greece, domestically, but mainly abroad, in the international media. At the same time I was the Head of the Working Group for the creation of Branding Greece.
In February 2014 I was candidate for Regional Governor of Western Greece bringing me to 2nd place with just a few hundreds of votes difference.

2015 – 2019

In January 2015 I was elected as MP for the Prefecture of Achaia.
In November 2015 I was appointed as the Deputy Secretary of the Parliamentary Group of the New Democracy party. I was re-elected in the elections of September 2015 and July 2019.


On September 10, 2020, I was elected Chairman of the Special Permanent Committee on Research and Technology of the Hellenic Parliament.


On August 31, 2021, I was appointed by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis as the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs,
in charge of Diaspora Greeks.



On May 21, 2023 I was re-elected as MP for the Prefecture of Achaia


  • Member of Standing Committee on Cultural and Educational Affairs
  • Member of Standing Committee on National Defense and Foreign Affairs
  • Member of Special Permanent Committee on Greeks Abroad
  • Member of parliamentary delegation on NATO PA
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