Grigorios Vassiloconstandakis is the new Greek ambassador to Bucharest. He previously served as Consul General in Cairo and Minister Plenipotentiary in 2012. Vassiloconstandakis was also head of the MFA Directorate for bilateral relations with the US and Canada.
Previously, he served as consul at the General Consulate of Greece in Istanbul and as political counselor at the Embassy of Greece in Paris. Other positions he has held include head of the First Greek Monitoring Mission of the Peace Process in Kosovo, facilitator of the Southeastern Europe Security Steering Group (SEEGROUP) and director of Chairman’s Office for Democratization and Human Rights of the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe. He holds a law degree from the University of Athens and is fluent in English, French and Italian.