Olga Kefalogianni

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Olga Kefalogianni (right)

Olga Kefalogianni (Greek: Όλγα Κεφαλογιάννη; born 29 April 1975) is a Greek politician who serves as Minister of Tourism of the Greek government. She was appointed in this position by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras in June 2012. She is a Member of Parliament, representing the New Democracy party. She has been elected two times in the Cretan prefecture of Rethymno in the 2007 and 2009 general elections. In the May 6, 2012 elections, she was voted in the first position as Member of Parliament for the prestigious first district of Athens constituency. She was re-elected in the same position in the June 17, 2012 elections. She is the daughter of former minister and member of parliament, the late Ioannis Kefalogiannis. She is married to Greek businessman Manos Pentheroudakis.

She obtained a Bachelor's degree in Law from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 1997. She holds a Master of Laws degree (LLM) in Commercial and Business Law from King's College London (1998). In 2006 she earned a second Master's degree in International Affairs from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.[1]

She has written a book titled "The role of the European Union on the Cyprus issue".

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