| Yannis Papathanasiou |
|Born||January 1, 1954|
|Alma mater||National Technical University of Athens|
Attended the 2009 Bilderberg as Greek Minister of the Economy and Finance
Yannis Papathanasiou  is a Greek politician, former Minister for Economy and Finance of Greece. He is a member of the Hellenic Parliament with the conservative New Democracy party since 2002.
Background, business and political career
Papathanasiou was born in Athens on January 1, 1954. He studied Electrical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens.
He has been chairman and managing director of the company ‘I. D. Papathanassiou SA - Trading of technological equipment for buildings since December 31, 2002.
He has been Member of the Board of Directors (1982–1988), Secretary General (1988–1993) and President (1994–2000) of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI).
In the period 1991-1992, he was advisor on energy issues, at the Minister of Commerce Industry and Energy and between 1992–1993, he has been vice-chairman of the Board of Directors of Public Gas Corporation (DEPA).
He was first elected member of the Hellenic Parliament in 2002, from the state deputies' list, with New Democracy party and then was elected member of the parliament in Athens B constituency, in the elections of 2004, 2007 and 2009.
Event Participated in
|Bilderberg/2009||14 May 2009||17 May 2009||Greece|
|The 57th Bilderberg|
- ↑ a b c d https://web.archive.org/web/20050208213543/http://www.parliament.gr/english/synthesh/mp.asp?MPID=501
- ↑ a b https://web.archive.org/web/20060623004205/http://www.ana-mpa.gr/en/biogr/papathanasiou_ioannis.html
- ↑ https://web.archive.org/web/20090623041356/http://www.mnec.gr/en/ministry/Organogramma/minister.htm
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