Dimitrios G. Sioufas

Dimitrios G. Sioufas

Dimitrios G. Sioufas was born in Ellinopyrgos, Karditsa, he is married and father of three. He has studied at Pantion University of Athens, with Degrees in both Political Science and Public Administration and the University of Thessaloniki, with a Degree in Law. He is an Attorney at Law and he speaks English.

Parliamentary activities:

  • President of the Hellenic Parliament (27/9/2007).
  • Minister of Development (March 2004 - Sept. 2007).
  • Parliamentary Spokesman for Nea Demokratia (ND) Party, (1990-1991 and 1993-1996) and first Parliamentary Spokesman for ND Party (Apr. 1997-Mar. 2000)
  • Elected MP (ND) for Karditsa in the general elections of 1981, 1985, 1989 (June and November), 1990, 1993, 1996 2000, 2004 and 2007.
  • Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises, Banks and Public Utilities.
  • Elected Secretary General of the ND Parliamentary Group on 19-04-2000.
  • Deputy Minister for Health, Welfare and Social Security, 07-08-1991 to 03-12-1992.
  • Minister for Health, Welfare and Social Security, 03-12-1992 to 12-10-1993.

Social activities:

  • One of the four founders of the Institute Of Democracy "Konstantinos Karamanlis", end of 1997.
  • Secretary of the Political Planning & Program Committee (1994-1996)
  • Member of the ND Central Committee (1979-1985, 1994-1997 and 1997 to date).
  • Member of the ND Executive Committee since 1997.
  • Deputy Minister of Social Security (Aug. 1991-Dec. 1992).
  • General Director of the Hellenic Organisation of Small - Medium Sized Enterprises & Handicrafts (EOMMEX) (1977-1981).
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board, Consignment, Deposits & Loans Fund (1980-1981).
  • Member of the Party's Executive Committee (1997-2001).
  • Member of the Party's Central Committee (1979-1985, 1994-1997 and 1997-today) Member of the Party's Political Council (2001-22.3.2004).

Committees:

  • Committee Chairman of Parliamentary Procedure.
  • Committee Chairman of Public Enterprises, Banks and Public Utilities.