Mr Stavros Kalafatis was born in 1965 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He graduated the American College “Anatolia” in 1983 and the Faculty of Law of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1988. He holds a master degree in International Relations of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1991, and a master degree in Management and Organization of Sports Organizations, University of Maryland, USA, 1994. Municipal Councilor of the Municipality of Thessaloniki from 1998 till 2006.
Mr Kalafatis is since 2003 MP of A Thessaloniki’s region of the New Democracy Party. He stood as Alternate Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Minister of Macedonia – Thrace and Deputy Minister of Development. At the time being he is Member of the Standing Parliament Committee on European Affairs and Alternate Head of the Sector of External Affairs of the New Democracy Party.