House Of Representatives
DEMOCRATIC RALLY PARTY (DISY)
Place of origin and date of birth:
Acheritou and Agios Sergios (both occupied by Turkish troops), Famagusta District, 22 August 1963.
Married to Marina Alexandrou; has one daughter and one son.
Mechanical Engineering, Economics and Political Science (Universität Stuttgart, Germany) and doctorate (PhD) in Political Science (Universität Tübingen, Germany).
Representative of Famagusta constituency under the banner of DISY since 2006.
Has previously served as:
- Chairperson of the House Standing Committee on Educational Affairs and Culture.
- Chairperson of the Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE PA).
- Member of the Bureau of the OSCE PA.
Currently serves as:
- Chairperson of the House Standing Committee on Energy, Trade, Industry and Tourism.
- Member of the House Standing Committee on Internal Affairs and of the House Standing Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.
- Member of the delegation of the House to the OSCE PA.
- Secretary of the DISY Youth Organisation (NEDISY) Enlightenment Committee and Famagusta District Secretary of the Organisation of Young Scientists (ONE).
- Observer Member at the Economic and Social Council of the European Union (2003-2004).
- General Secretary of the “Panagrotikos” (Cyprus’ Farmers Association) until 2008.
- Vice Chairperson of the European Syndicate of Farming Organisations (COPA) and member of several advisory committees of the General Directorate of Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Union.
- Member of the DISY Political Bureau.
- Vice Chairperson of the European People’s Party group to OSCE PA.
- Member of the “Junge Union” youth organisation of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Stuttgart, Germany.
- “Recycling and Local Government” (2003) (published in Greek language).
- “Die Rolle der E.U. bei der Lösung der Zypern-Frage” (2006).
Address: Kokkinou Patroklou St., 5523 Dasaki Achnas
Telephone: (+357) 22 407217, 99 592323
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