Deputy Minister for Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Hellenic Republic
Nikos Chardalias was appointed Deputy Minister for Civil Protection and Crisis Management on 15th March of 2020, by decision of the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
He was born in 1968, in Athens, Greece. He studied Political Sciences and International Relations at Kent University (UK), specialising in Regional Development and European Integration. He served as Secretary General for Civil Protection (19 July 2019 – 14 March 2020), was elected for three consecutive 4-year periods (2003-2014) Mayor of the Municipality of Byron, Attica Region, Greece. He was President of the Association for the Protection and Development of Ymittos Mountain, Attica Region (2003-2014), President of the Civil Protection Committee at the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece – KEDE (2006-2012), and Executive Secretary at the Region of Central Greece (2014-2016).
He speaks English and French.