Chrysanthi Protogerou is the Director of the Greek Council for Refugees. She has many years of professional experience as to the legal assistance, legal support and counseling of refugees. Before taking up her current position, she was member of the Appeals Committees within the national and international protection procedure (MPC), representing UNHCR. In 2008/09 she served as Special Advisor at the Ministry of Interior, Cabinet for Migration Policy and Integration of Migrants and was also a member of the Task Force, formed by the Ministry of Interior for the 3rd Meeting of the “Global Forum on Migration and Development” under the Greek Presidency.
Crysanthi Protogerou has studied Law at the University of Athens and has been a member of the Law Bar Association of Athens since 1993.
Updated October 2015