ANGELA GEREKOU – President of Greek National Tourism Organization.

Mrs. Gerekou since August 2019 has been appointed, President of the Greek National Tourism Organization, by decision of the Greek Government and the Ministry for Tourism.

Angela Gerekou was born in the island of Corfu. She holds a degree from the School of Architecture of the University Of Rome, Italy.

She has worked as an Architect for the Hellenic Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works, on special programs for the renovation of underdeveloped areas of Athens and she has also worked out a great number of architectural projects for the island of Corfu. 

Angela Gerekou, also has a significant career in acting. She studied in Derek Jakoby’s “London Academy of Performing Art” in London, UK and she was a member of Federico Fellini’s student group in Italy.

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She has served the Greek Government from the positions of Deputy Minister for Culture and Tourism (2009-2010) and Deputy Minister for Culture (2014-2015).

She was elected Member of the Greek Parliament, for Corfu, in the 2004, 2007, 2009 and 2012 national elections.

 

She has served the Greek Government from the positions of Deputy Minister for Culture and Tourism (2009-2010) and Deputy Minister for Culture (2014-2015).

She was elected Member of the Greek Parliament, for Corfu, in the 2004, 2007, 2009 and 2012 national elections.

She held the main female role in the British-Greek production “The Girl of Mani”, which was presented in the International Film Festival of Cannes. She has acted in many plays for cinema, theater and television and she has worked with many distinguished Greek directors.

During the years 1987-1988, she was amongst the founding members of the “Cultural Movement for the Ionian Islands” – a cultural group whose aim was the revival of the traditional genre of the Ionian Theater, through collaborating with many notable political and cultural personalities.
Since 2011 she is President of the Board of Directors of the Ionian Cultural Center which hosts since then the Corfu Festival of Arts.

 

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During 2005-2006 she was appointed as the National Representative of the Global Progressive Forum’s campaign against AIDS.
She is also the president of the Lafkadio Hearn foundation.
She is a volunteer  in various social initiatives for environmental protection, youth culture and sensitive social groups.

She is an Ambassador for Tourism and an honorable member for Hellenic association women in culture and tourism.
 She is an activist and a keynote speaker for sustainable development and innovation growth.
She is also a keynote speaker for women & girls rights, as ambassador for ” Iam not a doll project”.
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During 2005-2006 she was appointed as the National Representative of the Global Progressive Forum’s campaign against AIDS.
She is also the president of the Lafkadio Hearn foundation.
She is a volunteer in various social initiatives for environmental protection, youth culture and sensitive social groups.

She is an Ambassador for Tourism and an honorable member for Hellenic association women in culture and tourism.
Also an activist and a keynote speaker for sustainable development and innovation growth
She is also a keynote speaker for women & girls rights, as ambassador for ” Iam not a doll project”.
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World Business Angels Investment Forum. (WBAF)

The World Business Angels Investment Forum announces Angela Gerekou, as Vice President of the Global Women Leaders Committee.

World Tourism Organization

In April of 2021 the Global Tourism Forum Institute (WTFI) has welcomed Angela Gerekou to its advisory board.

Member of the board at Diplomat Club

The World Business Angels Investment Forum announces Angela Gerekou, as Vice President of the Global Women Leaders Committee.

She has a daughter and she speaks Italian, English and French.

Cinema, Theater & TV

As an actress, she starred in the Greek-British production “The Girl of Mani”, which was presented at the Cannes Film Festival.
She has worked in cinema, television and theater and has collaborated with many important Greek directors and actors.
She also was a key member of the Ionian Cultural Movement, which aimed at the revival of the Ionian theater during the period 1987-1988, in which a large number of political and artistic personalities of the Ionian Islands participated.

Angela Gerekou has also an important acting career.
She holds a degree as a graduate of the Academy of Theater Studies in London, while he joined and studied in the actor team of the famous Italian director Federico Fellini.