Evangelos  VenizelosDEMOCRATIC COALITION (Panhellenic Socialist Movement  Democratic Left )

Evangelos Venizelos

Member of Parliament Thessaloniki A

Contact Info

Web Site:
tel: 210 3638613-4

Personal Info

Place and Date οf Birth:
Born in Thessaloniki on 01-01-1957.
Marital Status:
Married to Lila Bakatselou and has a daughter, Elvina
Professor of Constitutional Law
Law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and at the University of Paris II, France
Foreign Languages:
English, French

Parliamentary Activities

He has been elected MP (PASOK) in Thessaloniki (A) Constituency in the general elections of 1993, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2012 and 2015. He was a member of the Constitutional Αmendment Committee and the general rapporteur on behalf of the parliamentary majority in the Constitutional Amendment of 2001. Εvangelos Venizelos currently serves as MP for Thessaloniki A Constituency and Secretary of the Special Permanent Committee on Institutions and Transparency. He is the Vice Chairperson of the Socialist Group of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Political/Social Activities

Minister for Press and Mass Media- Government Spokesman (1993-95), Minister for Transport and Communications (1995-96), Minister for Justice (1996), Minister for Culture & Sports (1996 – 1999), Minister for Development, Energy, Industry, Trade, Tourism and Technology (1999-2000), Minister for Culture & Sports 2000-2004 (in charge of coordinating the entire range of aspects of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games preparation (Infrastructures, relations with International Olympic Committee etc.), Minister for National Defence (2009-2011), Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister (17.06.2011 - 18.03.2012), Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (2013 -2015). He was President of PASOK from March 2012 to June 2015.