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Professor Spyridon Flogaitis is the Director of the EPLO and President of its Board of Directors.
 
He is Professor of Administrative Law at the Law School of the University of Athens, Attorney at Law at the High Court and the Council of State of Greece, former President of the United Nations Administrative Tribunal and former Caretaker Alternate Minister for Foreign Affairs (2015) and Caretaker Minister of Interior, Greece (in 2007and 2009). He is also a Visiting Fellow at Wolfson College in the University of Cambridge and a Doctor Honoris Causa at the NSPSPA in Bucharest, Romania and the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon in Portugal.

He was born in Lefkas (Greece) and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Athens with a degree in Law. He holds a PhD in Law from the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas and a PhD in History from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

He speaks fluently English, French, German, Italian and Greek and he is the author of many publications in the area of public law.
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He was awarded with the distinction of Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur of the French Republic and the distinction of Cavaliere dell’Ordine di Merito of the Italian Republic.