Republic of Cyprus
Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Berlin

Ambassador




Μaria Papakyriakou

CURRICULUM VITAE



01/09/21 Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the Federal Republic of Germany


2020 - 2021 Director for Strategic Policy Planning in the Ministry Foreign Affairs


2018 - 2020 Diplomatic Advisor to the Minister of Defence, Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus


2014 - 2018 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cyprus to the Kingdom of Denmark – with parallel accreditation to the Republic of Iceland


2013 – 2014 Director fur Multilateral Affairs and International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs


2011 – 2013 Director of the Permanent Secretary’s Office


2010 – 2011 Security Policy Director in the Ministry Foreign Affairs


2006 – 2010 Political Counsellor in the Cyprus High Commission to the United Kingdom, London


2004 – 2006 First Secretary in the Cyprus Question Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


1999 – 2004 Political Officer and Deputy Head of Mission – for the last 2 years of the five-year term – in the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin


1997 – 1999 Department Turkey and Cyprus Question, Ministry Foreign Affairs


1997 Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


EDUCATION
- Postgraduate degree in European Studies, Université d’ Aix-Marseilles III, France (Maîtrise)
- Pre-doctorate (D.E.A.) in Political Science, Institut d’ Etudes Politiques (I.E.P.) de Strasbourg, France

LANGUAGES: Greek (Mother tongue), English, French, German (fluently), Italian (proficient)
FAMILY STATUS: Married to Evangelos Savva (also a Cypriot diplomat), two daughters
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 20 December 1972, Limassol














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