Joined Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1977. Member Permanent Delegation of Greece to United Nations, Geneva, 1980-1986. Counsellor, charge d'affaires Greek Embassy, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1986-1991.
Head United Nations section Greek Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1991-1992. Head diplomatic cabinet Deputy Minister Foreign Affairs, 1992. Deputy director North Atlantic Treaty Organization Directorate Greek Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1992-1993.
Consul general of Greece Stuttgart, Germany, 1993-1997. Head Greek delegation European Community Monitoring Mission in former Yugoslavia, 1993, political counsellor, 1994.