Milena Apostolaki (Greek: Μιλένα Αποστολάκη, born 21 February 1965) is a Greek politician of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK), and the current Deputy Minister for Agricultural Development and Food.
Apostolaki was born in 1965 in Athens, Greece. She finished her high school studies in the Arsakeion of Psychiko, and graduated from the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
In 1989 she joined the Law Department of Olympic Airlines, and in 1992 she joined a law office in Washington DC dealing with Aviation Law and International contracts. From 1993 until 1995 she was a member of the Law Office of Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou. From 1995 until 2000 she was a special advisor to the ministries of Justice, Culture and Development.
Apostolaki was elected for the first time as a Member of the Hellenic Parliament for the Athens B constituency with the Panhellenic Socialist Movement at the general elections of 9 April 2000, and has been re-elected in the 7 March 2004, 16 September 2007 and 4 October 2009 elections. Apostolaki has been member of the Standing Committee of Educational Issues of the Parliament, of the Special Standing Committee of Research and Technology and of the Committee for the Revision of the Constitution.
In 13 April 2000 she was appointed as a Deputy Minister of Development in charge of Commerce and Consumer Protection. In October 2001, she was elected as a member of the PASOK Executive Bureau. From 16 March 2005 to December 2006 she was elected as a member of the PASOK Political Council, with responsibility for Education and Culture from June 2006.
Apostolaki is a mother of a boy. She is fluent in English and French.
Biography of Milena Apostolaki (Greek)
Biography of Milena Apostolaki in the Official Website of the Hellenic Parliament (Greek) - (English)
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