Minister of Education & Religious Affairs, Hellenic Republic
Member of the Hellenic Parliament, New Democracy Party; Head of the Education, Research and Religious Affairs Sector, New Democracy
Niki K. Kerameus has previously served as a Parliamentary Spokesperson and as the Responsible for the Administrative Reform and E-Government Sector of the ND Party. She is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Special Permanent Committee on the Penitentiary System and Other Forms of Confinement of Detainees. Ms. Kerameus is a lawyer and a partner at Kerameus & Partners Law Firm in Athens (Greece), practicing mainly in the field of international arbitration. She has significant experience in international arbitration matters, in three different jurisdictions (Athens Greece, Paris-France, New York-U.S.A. She is a graduate of the Harvard Law School (LL.M.) and the University Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) (Degree in law and Master’s degree in Private International Law and Arbitration; graduated first in both and summa cum laude). She is a founding member and until 2015 President of the Non-profit Foundation “Desmos” (desmos.org), which locates surplus from companies and individuals to cover the needs of Greece’s most vulnerable citizens and social welfare organizations.