Director of the Diplomatic Office of the President of the Republic of Cyprus
Government Spokesman and Director of the Diplomatic Office of the President of the Republic of Cyprus
Nikos Christodoulides is the Director of the Diplomatic Office of the President of the Republic of Cyprus and he also acts as Government Spokesman. He is a career diplomat since 1999, and in that capacity he has served as Consul General at the Cypriot High Commission in London, Deputy Head of Mission of the Cyprus Embassy in Athens, Director of the Office of the Permanent Secretary of the Foreign Ministry, and Director of the Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs. During the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU he served as the Presidency Spokesperson in Brussels. He studied Political Science, Economics, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at Queens College, City University of New York. He completed his postgraduate studies in Political Science at the New York University, and thereafter in Diplomatic Studies at the University of Malta. In 2003 he received a Doctorate in International and European Studies from the University of Athens. Between 2007-2010 he was a Lecturer and a Researcher at the University of Cyprus, and is the author of two books and several articles on the Cyprus Problem.