Kostas Karamanlis was born in Athens in 1974.
He has studied History and Economics at Hamilton College and earned an MA in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Tufts University.
From 2002 until 2004 Kostas worked in London for the UBS Warburg Bank. In 2004 he returned to Greece and started working as a chief executive at Mantinia Shipping Company.
In January 2015 Kostas was elected to parliament with the party of New Democracy, and was re-elected in September 2015.
He is currently member of the Standing Committee on Production and Trade, as well as of the Special Permanent Committee on Environmental Protection.
Since January 2016, Kostas Karamanlis is the shadow minister for Infrastructure and Transport.
Kostas is also a member of the Board of Directors of the “Konstantinos G. Karamanlis” Foundation and of the Board of Overseers of the Fletcher School.