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Themis Christophidou is the Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission, since March 2018.
She is a civil engineer with 37 years of experience in private and public sector management.
After having worked in the private sector for 15 years, she joined the European Commission in 2001. During the last 20 years she has held various positions, including in the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, as Head of Cabinet of the Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and as Head of Cabinet of the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management.
Themis Christophidou is an alumna of the civil engineering faculty of the Metsovio Polytechnic University of Athens.
Born in Famagusta, Cyprus, she is trilingual, fluent in Greek, English and French
- March 2018 to date
Director-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission