Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transportation, Hellenic Republic
Ioannis Kefalogiannis was born in June 1982. He grew up in Rethymno, Crete, and graduated from the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2005. In 2007 he received his Master’s Degree in International Affairs from the University of Columbia and in 2008 he continued his studies at Harvard University Law School.
Mr Kefalogiannis is Member of the Hellenic Parliament with Nea Dimokratia representing the Prefecture of Rethymno since June 2012. He was the Secretary of Hellenic Parliament and participated as a full member of the Standing Committee for Foreign Affairs and Defense, and the Special Standing Committee for European Affairs. He was Head of Nea Demokratia’s Defense and Foreign Affairs Sectors. In November 2016, he was proposed by the President of Nea Dimokratia, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, to be the Parliamentary Spokesperson of Nea Dimokratia. He is the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Transport of the Hellenic Republic since July 2019.
He speaks Greek, English and German.