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Olympia Anastasopoulou Appointed New Greek Tourism Secretary General

Olympia Anastasopoulou, attorney at law accredited to the Supreme Court of Greece, has been appointed new Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development of the Greek Tourism Ministry, after Vicky Loizou stepped down from her post, it was announced on Monday.

With more than twenty years of experience in practicing law, Anastasopoulou has served as an accredited mediator of the Ministry of Justice and also collaborated with large law firms, companies and organizations in Greece and abroad, with a focus on the commercial, insurance and financial sector.

She graduated with honors from Athens College in 1989 and later earned a degree from the Law School of the University of Athens. She has a postgraduate degree in EU Law and Business Administration.

Anastasopoulou is the mother of two boys, 20 and 17 years old. She speaks English, French and German.

In 2019, she enrolled in the New Democracy party, having been a member of the political party Potami (The River), a centrist and social-liberal political party, since 2014.

Loizou was just one of the Greek government’s secretary generals to step down from her post in order to be able to run in upcoming elections.

Deputy Minister to the Greek Prime Minister, Yiannis Economou, announced changes to a number of positions on Monday during a briefing of the press.

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Nikos is Greek-American born in New York, USA, and has lived in Greece for over 30 years. He is the managing editor of Greece's leading monthly travel and tourism guide, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) since June 2008 and of news site GTP Headlines since its launch in September 2012. Nikos has also served as international press officer for the City of Athens and for the mayor. He has a degree in Mass Media and Communications, specializing in Journalism. Nikos is a native English speaker and speaks Greek fluently.

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