Member of Parliament Athens B
- Place and Date οf Birth:
- Patras, 15-05-1956
- Marital Status:
- Married, father to a daughter and two sons.
- Professor of Constitutional Law, Lawer.
- Graduate studies in the law school of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Postgraduate studies in European law at the “Université Libre de Bruxelles”.
PhD at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with the thesis “Terrorism and Political Crime : Study from the Perspective of Law”.
- Foreign Languages:
- French, English.
Parliamentary Representative of PASOK – Democratic Coalition
( 23 January 2002- 07 March 2004 ) Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs.
( 7 October 2009 – 7 September 2010 ) Minister for Labour and Social Security.
( 7 September 2010 – 17 May 2012) Minister of Health and Social Solidarity.
( 9 June 2014 – 26 January 2015 ) Minister for Education and Religious Affairs.