Panagiotis Mitarachi

MP; Former Minister of Migration and Asylum, Hellenic Parliament

Notis Mitarachi is a Member of Parliament, with New Democracy Party (EPP), since May 2012. He represents the constituency of Chios.

He has served as Minister of Citizen Protection (2023), Minister of Migration & Asylum (2020-20203), Deputy Minister of Labour & Social Affairs (2019-2020) and as Deputy Minister of Development and Competitiveness (2012-2015). During the Greek Presidency (2014), he held the position of President of the Council of the European Union - Foreign Affairs (Trade).

Mr. Mitarachi had a multi-year international career in the private sector, before returning to Greece in 2010. He started his career in London in 1998, as an investment executive, specializing in industrial investments in Eastern Europe. In 2003, he joined Fidelity International as a Research Analyst and was promoted to Director of Research. A graduate of INSEAD (MBA), Oxford University (MSc in Industrial Relations) and The American College of Greece (BSc in Business Administration). He is also Fellow of the British Chartered Management Institute, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and holds an Honorary Doctorate (DBA Hon) from the University of Bolton.

He has been awarded with the Grand Decoration with Shash (Grand Cross) of Honor in Gold of the Republic of Austria (2022), the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Agatha of the Republic of San Marino (2022), the Grand Commander of the Order of the Crown of the Kingdom of Belgium (2022) and the Grand Commander of the Order of the Apostle & Evangelist Mark of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa (2013).

Born in 1972 and married to Maria Dourida, an academic, with whom he has one daughter.