Dr. Tasos Chatzivasileiou is a Member of the Hellenic Parliament (Nea Demokratia) and Secretary General of the Standing Committee of National Defense and Foreign Affairs. Moreover, he is a Member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (EPP/CD Group). In December 2019, the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appointed him as International Secretary of Nea Demokratia party. He holds a PhD in Political Science and History from the Panteion University of Athens.
He was born in 1981 and he has studied Political Science, with a specialisation in International Relations and Political History. He graduated from the Department of Turkish Studies of the University of Cyprus and he continued his studies in International Politics and Southeastern European Studies at the University of Athens.
He has been honored with scholarships from the Republic of Cyprus, as well as the “Alexander S. Onassis”, “Lilian Voudouri” and “Bodosaki” Foundations. He speaks fluently English, French and Turkish and has an advanced knowledge of Spanish.
He worked as a Special Advisor at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Hellenic Parliament and as a Research Fellow at the Department of Foreign Policy and Cyprus Issue at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus. In the private sector, he worked as a consultant for International Business Development, in Athens and Istanbul.