Evangelidis, Leonidas A.
High School Governance Committee; Facilities Committee
Board Member since 2005
Leonidas Evangelidis (‘53) entered the Greek diplomatic service in 1961. He served among other, as Ambassador of Greece to Iraq, Poland and Germany, as well as Permanent Representative of Greece to the European Union. After leaving the Foreign Service in 1996, he became Director General for Foreign and Security Policy at the Council Secretariat of the European Union, from which he retired in 2000. In view of the 2004 Athens Olympics, he was appointed Secretary General at the Ministry of Public Order, a posting he kept until 2006 to become Chairman and CEO of the Center for Security Studies (2006-2007) and later member of the Board of Directors of the Telecommunications Organization of Greece (2008-2010). Leonidas Evangelidis studied Law and Economics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1959).