Honorary President of the Council of State (Supreme Administrative Court). Former President of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority. Founding Member of the European Court of First Instance.

Areas of Expertise: Public law, public procurement, european union law.

Arbitration Experience: National arbitration on electrical power and public procurement.

Languages: Greek, French

Education: Law degree – University of Athens, Faculty of Law. Doctorate honoris causae of University of Athens. One year training at the Center for European Law Studies – University Paris I.

Professional Career: Auditor (1963), Associate Judge (1973), Councilor (1982), Vice – president (1997), President of the Council of State (1999 – 2005). President of the Supreme Special Court (2003 – 2005). Judge of the European Court of First Instance (1989-1992). Judge ad hoc of the European Court of Human Rights.

Other Scientific Work: He has taught at the National School of Judges and at the National School of Public Administration. President and Vice – president of the Hellenic Association of European Law (FIDE), member of various scientific associations. President of legislation drafting committees. Member of editorial board of legal journals. Published articles mostly on european law. Participated in multiple national and international conferences.

Distinctions: Grand Cross of the Order of the Phoenix