The who is who of the eleven new deputies of the Famagusta constituency
The elections are over, the people have spoken and now the new composition of the House of Representatives is a fact. As for the 11 seats corresponding to Famagusta, they were divided into DISY, AKEL, DIKO, ELAM and DIPA. Specifically, 4 seats were received by the Democratic Alarm, 3 by AKEL, 1 by ELAM, 2 by DIKO and 1 by DIPA.
The Who is who of the deputies:
It originates from the communities of Agios Sergios and Acheritos of Famagusta. Born in 1963. Married with two children.
Studies: Economics, Political Science, Engineering at German universities. PhD in Political Science, University of Tübingen, Germany. He speaks German, English
Author: The role of the European Union in resolving the Cyprus problem.
Experienced and well-versed in the EU. As a Professional Development Consultant, he has conducted studies in various countries. Experience in cooperation of states, organizations, business management.
Member of Parliament for Famagusta until today.
He served as Vice President of the EPP in the OSCE, representing Cyprus.
Chairman of the Human Rights Committee of the OSCE General Assembly.
Member of the Bureau of the OSCE General Assembly.
Member of the Refugee Committee of the Parliament.
Chairman of the Education Committee of the Parliament.
George Karoullas was elected Member of Parliament for Famagusta in May 2016. He was born in Famagusta in 1972 and comes from the occupied communities of Stylli and Gaidoura. After the Turkish invasion he lived in Larnaca. He studied Pedagogy and Geography in Cyprus, Greece and the United States of America. He worked as a teacher and taught Geography Teaching at the Department of Education of the University of Cyprus. He has conducted research and studies and participated in international conferences in Cyprus and abroad. He participates in the Parliamentary Committees on Home Affairs, Defense and Education. He contributed to the enactment of important modernizing and reforming legislations that improve the proper functioning of education, the National Guard and the Local Government. In the context of his action, he contributes to the promotion and repair of monuments and churches in the occupied territories and actively participates in actions of acquaintance with our occupied land and suggests proposals for the displaced. In collaboration with Ministries, Local Authorities and agencies coordinates the preparation of a common vision for EU funding for projects in the free Province of Famagusta and manages local issues aimed at improving the quality of life and also proposes housing programs for young refugee couples and Famagusta Province.
He was born in Famagusta in 1974 and comes from the occupied community of Agia Triada Gialousa.
Married to Eleni Nikolaou. He has a son and a daughter.
Economics at the University of Cyprus. Postgraduate studies in economics at The London School of Economics and Political Science and distance M.B.A. in International Banking and Finance in Washington.
From 2001 to 2016 he worked as an Economist at the Ministry of Finance.
Member of Parliament for the Famagusta constituency of DISY. from June 2016.
He is the Deputy Parliamentary Representative of DISY, Member of the Selection Committee and Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Parliamentary Committee on Finance and Budget and the Parliamentary Committee on Refugees-Caged-Missing-Victims, Vice-Chancellor .ΔΗ.ΣΥ. Famagusta (2005-2009), District Secretary of the Organization of Young Scientists (ONE) of DISY. Famagusta (2009-2010), Member of the Politburo of DISY. (2012-2013).
He was born in Larnaca in 1983. He studied Law at the Democritus University of Thrace and currently works for the law firm GEORGIOS K. GEORGIOU D.E.P.E. He actively served the Student Movement as President of the Student Movement (MAKI) of NEDISY Famagusta, as a member, Secretary and President of the Central Student Council of Agios Georgios High School in Larnaca and as a member of the Board of the District Student Coordinating Committee. He actively served the Student Movement through the ranks of FPK PROTOPORIA and as President of the Student Union of Cypriots of Komotini. He served as District Secretary of Local Government of DISY Famagusta and District Organizational Secretary of DISY Famagusta. In 2011 he was elected Municipal Councilor of Larnaca, a position to which he was re-elected in 2016. Today he serves as District Secretary of DISY Famagusta. He is a member of the Famagusta Bar Association, of ANORTHOSS Famagusta and President of the POSEIDONAS Refugee Association in Larnaca. His parents are Georgios K. Georgiou and Sotiroulla, the family of Nikos Makridis. He is married to Andrea Theofanous and together they have two children.
Nikos Savva Kettiros was born in 1974 in Larnaca, where he lives. It originates from the occupied Solution. He is married to Dimitra Nikoletti Kettirou and they have two children. He studied Journalism in Cyprus and then at the Hellenic Open University, studied Greek Culture. Since 2016 he has been a Member of Parliament for AKEL Left New Forces, while in the past he worked as a TV journalist. Logos, Mega, Antenna, Plus TV and RIK. As a journalist, he served as an investigative reporter and then as a political reporter. He participated in missions of important events abroad and also covered live many and very important current events. Since 2012 he is a member of the EU. of AKEL Famagusta and since 2015 is a member of the CoE. of AKEL. He is a member of the Parliamentary Committees on Refugees, Education, Health and the Environment. He was a member of the Agriculture and Legal Committees and participated in European Parliament missions as a member of the Europol Interparliamentary Audit Committee.
George Koukoumas was born in 1983 in Larnaca and comes from occupied Agastina and Avgorou in the province of Famagusta. He is a graduate of the Law School of Athens and holds an LLM in Public International Law from the University of London. He worked as a Fellow with Euro Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Civil Liberties and Justice of the European Parliament. Today, he works in the Press Office and in the Office of European Affairs and International Relations of the CoE. of AKEL. He is a member of K.E. of AKEL and the EU of AKEL Famagusta and also participates in the Educational Office and the Office of Immigration Policy of K.E. of AKEL. He represented AKEL in international and European conferences, as well as in actions of the European Parliamentary Group of the Left. He is also a member of the Secretariat of the Cyprus-Cuba Friendship Association and a member of the Cyprus Humanist Group. , President of the Progressive K.F. Athens (2000-2001) and member of the K.S. of EDON.
Giannakis Gabriel was born in 1961 in Famagusta and comes from Deryneia, where he lives. He is married to Chrystalleni Ioannou and they have two children. He graduated from the Department of Engineering, Wood and Wood Processing in Hungary and worked as a professor in the field of Carpentry-Furniture (1996-2008). ΑΚΕΛ. In 2008 he was elected District Secretary of EKA Famagusta and since 2009 he is a member of the Secretariat of the Executive Council of EKA. Since 2017 he has been the Regional Head of AKEL in the free area of Famagusta. Since 2008 he has been a Member of Parliament for AKEL Left New Forces in the province of Famagusta. He was re-elected in 2011 and from October 2020 he resumed his duties in a vacant position as a runner-up. He is a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Parliamentary Committee on Transport, Communications and Works and the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Trade, Industry and Tourism. He is Honorary President of the Pancyprian Confederation of Parents' Associations of Primary Education and the Pancyprian School of Parents. He was Secretary of EDON Deryneia, Secretary of the AKEL Deryneia Central Committee, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee of Paria from 2011 to 2016.
Linos Papagiannis was born in Paralimni on June 27, 1988, originally from occupied Famagusta and specifically from Agia Zoni. He is married to Markella Papetta. He studied business administration and accounting at the Metropolitan University of Manchester, while speaking Greek and English. In addition, he holds a Diploma in Accounting & Finance, holds a diploma APNEA Education System International level 1 and holds a diploma Open Water 20 Scuba Diving. Before being elected Member of Parliament for Famagusta with the National Popular Front, he was CEO of the company. Famagusta Region with ELAM, for the PPP Parliamentary Period. As a Member of Parliament, he is a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Labor, Welfare and Social Security, the Parliamentary Committee on Internal Affairs, the Parliamentary Committee on Monitoring Development Plans and the Audit Committee. the Revision and Modernization of the Rules of Procedure of the Parliament. He is a member of the Ad Hoc Parliamentary Committee for the Investigation of Issues Concerning Loans to Politically Exposed Persons. It regularly monitors the Finance Committee, the Agriculture Committee, the Environment Committee, as well as the Education Committee. In addition, it has participated in conferences on the Cyprus issue, the economy and the low birth rate. He actively participates in the ranks of our Party, while since 2016 he is the District Secretary of ELAM Famagusta and since 2010 a member of the Politburo of ELAM. As a man of deeds and not of words, he is practically on the side of our compatriots. that he is a lover of the sea and nature. He loves hunting and fishing, developing intense action in parliament and for these sectors. His vision is the liberation of our country, the return of all refugees to their ancestral homes, the delivery of social justice and the improvement of the living standard of Greeks of Cyprus.
Lawyer, graduate of the Law Department of the University of Athens. Internationalist, graduate of the Department of International, European and Regional Studies of Panteion University. Graduate of the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens. Holder of a postgraduate degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Cyprus. He was the president of the student group "Renaissance" of Athens (2001). He was president of POFEN (2006). Served the EU NEDIK Famagusta and the EU DIKO Famagusta. He was a member of the Central Committee of DIKO. He was a member of the Cyprus team of DIKO. He is a member of the Executive Office of DIKO. He runs his own law firm (www.senekislaw.com). It originates from the occupied Achna of Famagusta. He is married to Fotini Hadjittofi from the occupied Solution of Famagusta.
Zacharias Koulias is a member of parliament for the Famagusta constituency of the Democratic Party (DI.KO) from 1999 until today. He was born on December 7, 1950 and grew up in Rizokarpaso, Famagusta, which is currently occupied by Turkish troops. He attended the schools of Rizokarpasos Primary and Greek High School of Rizokarpasos. He is married to Andriani Panagi and has two children, a son and a daughter. He studied Law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has been practicing law since 1984 and is fluent in Greek and English. He has been a member and chairman of the following parliamentary committees of the Cyprus House of Representatives: Chairman of the Committee for the Monitoring of Development Plans and the Control of Public Expenditure since 2016. Deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Finance and Budget. Vice-Chairman and then Chairman of the Committee on Transport and Works from 2006 - 2011. Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Defense Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Refugees - Trapped - Missing - Victims. Member of the Committee on Home Affairs. Member of the Health Committee. Member of the Committee of Securities Institutions and Commissioner of Administration. One of the four members of the Commission for the Cyprus file from 2006 - 2011. Member of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Ports Authority (1994 - 1999). Member of the Central Committee of DI.KO. Member of the Executive Office of DI.KO
He was born in Larnaca in 1986, originally from Famagusta, Avgorou and the occupied villages of Gypsos and Gastria. He studied economics with a master's degree in European politics at SURREY University, while obtaining a second master's degree in business administration. He started his professional career as a parliamentary associate of MP George Prokopiou. He has worked at HALLIBURTON and OPITO International as an approval auditor. He was an Adviser to the Ministers of Energy George Lakkotrypis and Transport Vasiliki Anastasiadou and today of the Presidency Commissioner Fotis Fotiou. He is also the Founder of the young company MediaRealtors. He was President of the National Student Union of Cyprus (EFEK) of the United Kingdom. He was Secretary of Finance and Secretary of International Relations of the Cyprus Youth Council. He also served as President of the Youth of DIKO (NEDIK). Since 2016 he is a Municipal Councilor of Larnaca. He is a founding member of DIPA and a member of the Executive Committee for Cooperation of Democratic Forces.