Greek ambassador to the US
Alexandros P. Mallias was born in 1949 in Stemnitsa, Arcadia. He graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Athens, with post-graduate studies in Geneva. Alexandros P. Mallias, Greece's Ambassador to the United States, presented his credentials to President Bush in October 2005. Joining the Greek Foreign Service in 1976, Ambassador Mallias has been at the forefront of Greece's stabilizing role in the Balkans. He has served as Director of the Southeastern Europe (Balkan Affairs) Department at the Foreign Ministry in Athens, as Ambassador to Albania, Head of the first Mission in FYROM, and as Head of the European Community Monitor Mission Regional Office in Sofia. He also served in Libya and at the Greek Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, as First Counselor for Political Affairs.