Global Forum on Tourism Statistics, Knowledge and Policies


Ms. Vasiliki Loizou


Secretary General for Tourism Policy


She is a graduate of Political Sciences and International Studies, and holds a master’s degree on European Policies and Administration from the Panteion University of Athens. She is an expert on strategic planning as well as on market reforms planning and implementation. She has a wide and diverse experience in public administration, having served in senior positions consecutively with the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Development. In particular at the Ministry of Development (2012-2015) she was responsible for monitoring and coordinating all market reforms and the cooperation with the European Commission and International Organizations such as the OECD and the World Bank. Since January 2016, she served as the Deputy Secretary of Strategic Planning for the New Democracy political party. She was offered the honorary 10th position on the nationwide New Democracy ballot for the 2019 parliamentary elections. Following the elections, she was appointed Secretary General for the Coordination of Economic and Growth Policies and since August 2020 she is the Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development.

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