Neurologist – Psychiatrist, Faculty of Medicine - University of Athens.
Minister of Health, Welfare and Social Security (1990-1991)
Minister of National Education and Religious Affairs (2004-2007).
Member of the Hellenic Parliament in 1993, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2019
Member of the European Convention on the Future of Europe, representing the Hellenic Parliament (2002 -2003).
Member of the European Parliament in 1984, 1989, 1999 and 2009 and Head of the Parliamentary Delegation of Nea Demokratia Party (ND) in the EP in 1989, 1999 and 2009.
National Coordinator of Greece in the EU for combating drugs.
Chairman of the Inquiry Committee of the European Parliament on the Drugs problem in the Member States
Vice President of the European Democratic Union and member of the Political Bureau of the European People's Party, the International Democratic Union, the European Union of Christian Democrats and the International Union of Christian Democrats
Secretary for International and European Affairs of ND Party for several years.
Founding member of ONNED (Youth of ND) and member of the Executive and Central Committee of ND.
Member of the NATO PA since September 2019, Head of the Greek Delegation.
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