Greece Appoints New Ambassador to Australia

eece’s new Ambassador-designate to Australia, HE Stavros Venizelos, on his appointment! Ambassador Duncan received Ambassador

Greece has announced the appointment of Stavros Venizelos as its new ambassador to Australia. Ambassador-designate Venizelos was recently received by Australian Ambassador Ms Alison Duncan, who extended his best wishes for the incoming envoy's upcoming assignment.

Warm Reception and Deepening Ties

The Greek Embassy in Australia expressed confidence in Venizelos's warm reception and highlighted the anticipation of close collaboration in the coming years. "We look forward to working closely with him in the spirit of deepening bilateral cooperation," the embassy stated.

Venizelos's Background and Experience

Minister Plenipotentiary

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic

1995 - Present 29 years

1995-1998 MFA, Athens: Diplomatic Office of the Minister
1998-2001 Embassy of Greece in Belgrade
2001-2005 Permanent Representation of Greece to the EU
2005-2008 MFA, Athens: A4 Dir. Bilateral relations with Turkey
2008-2011 Embassy of Greece in Ankara
2011-2013 Permanent Representation of Greece to the UN, NY
2013-2016 MFA, Athens: C1 Dir. EU-Eastern Partnership, Russia, Central Asia
2016-2019 Hellenic Parliament
2019-2022 Minister-Counsellor, DHoM, Embassy of Greece in Moscow
2022-2023 Consul-General of Greece in Benghazi, Libya

Strengthening Bilateral Relations

Greece and Australia share a long history of diplomatic ties, with a vibrant Greek community contributing to Australia's multicultural landscape. The appointment of Ambassador-designate Venizelos signals a continued commitment to strengthening the bonds between the two nations.

Stay tuned for further updates on Ambassador-designate Venizelos's arrival and official commencement of duties in Australia.

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