Angela Gerekou

Presiden of Greek National Tourism Organization

Angela Gerekou is a dedicated leader in many spheres in Greece. Currently she is the President of Greek National Tourism Organization, a position she has held since August of 2019.

Her rich background in the fields of tourism, architecture, culture, and the arts give her a unique and well-rounded perspective to lead projects throughout Greece.

She brings a round set of leadership skills from different disciplines, including government, strategy, entertainment industry, where she designed several sustainable projects to boost the economy of Greece.

Mrs. Gerekou has served as the Deputy Minister for Culture and Tourism, as well as the Deputy Minister for Culture for the Greek Government. She was also elected as a member of the Greek Parliament for Corfu four times. Mrs. Gerekou holds a degree from the School of Architecture of the University of Rome, Italy and has worked as an architect for the Hellenic Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning, and Public Works. In addition, she has had a significant career in acting. She has acted in many plays for cinema, theater, and television, was a founding member of the Cultural Movement for the Ionian Islands and has served as the President of the Board of Directors of the Ionian Cultural Center since 2011.