George Koumoutsakos is a member of the Hellenic Parliament and Nea Demokratia’s Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs. He was appointed Nea Demokratia’s contact person for Brexit with the EPP.
He is a member of the National Council for Foreign Policy and of the Standing Committee for National Defense & Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Parliament. He studied Political Science and holds postgraduate degrees in Diplomacy and Defense Policy and in International Politics (magna cum laude distinction). He was a career Diplomat at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he also served as the Spokesman. He was a Member of the European Parliament.
In 2013 he was elected "MEP of the Year" in the Transport category. He was awarded the "Eukrantis Award" for his contribution to the international promotion of Greek shipping as a MEP. He was the Spokesman of Nea Demokratia during 2016.