Konstantinos (Kostis) Chatzidakis
Member of Parliament Athens B
- Place and Date οf Birth:
- Born in Rethymno, Crete, on 1965.
- He studied law at the University of Athens and continued his studies at the University of Kent, where he
obtained a Master’s Degree in Communication and Image Studies.
- Foreign Languages:
- English and French.
He has been elected as a member of the Greek Parliament three times (September 2007, October 2009,
Currently, he is the Minister of Development. From June 2012 to June 2013 he was Minister of
Development and Infrastructure. During 2007-2009 he was Minister of Transport and Communications and
Minister of Development. He was Member of the European Parliament with the New Democracy Party (1994
- 2007). In the European Parliament he was Chairman of the Committee on Transport and Regional Policy
for two and a half years and Parliamentary Representative of the European Peoplesʼ Party on the same
Committee. Before his election as a Member of the European Parliament, he was General Secretary of the
student association DAP-NDFK and President of ONNED (The youth association for New Democracy party).