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Notis Mitarachi, CFA, Former Deputy Minister for Economic Development and Competitiveness of Greece

Notis Mitarachi is Member of Parliament for Chios & Shadow Minister for Social Security. He is member of the Standing Committee on Production and Trade, 1st Vice-Chairman of the Special Permanent Committee on Environmental Protection, member of the Subcommittee on water resources, Vice-Chairman on Greek  UK Friendship Group and member of the Greece  United Arab Emirates and Greece – Poland Friendship Groups.
During the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the EU (first Semester 2014) he served as President of the Council of the European Union – Foreign Affairs (Trade). In the period 2012-2015 he served as Vice Minister for Economic Development and Competitiveness, responsible for Strategic and Private-Sector Investments, Public-Private Partnerships, Exports and International Trade Relations. He also served as Alternate Governor in the Board of Governors of the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD) and as Governor in the Board of Governors of the Black Sea Trade & Development Bank (BSTB). In 2010, he was appointed Alternate Shadow Finance Minister. In 2011 he was elected Regional Councillor for Attica and was appointed Member of the Political Assembly of the European People’s Party (EPP). In 2012 he was elected Member of Parliament for Athens A’ and in 2015 Member of Parliament for Chios. In the period March 2015  January 2016 he served as Shadow Minister for Shipping and the Aegean for New Democracy Party.
He had a long international career in the private sector, before returning to Greece in 2010. His first appointment was in London, in 1998, as an investment executive, specializing in industrial investments in Eastern Europe. In 2003, he joined Fidelity International as a Research Analyst and was promoted to Director of Research. In 2005 he was voted Top Pan-European, Buy-side Analyst for the retailing industry (Thomson Extel Survey). He has also served as Chairman of the Hellenic Bankers Association, UK, and as a Member of the Board of Directors of the CFA Society UK.
He is a graduate of INSEAD (MBA), Oxford University (MSc in Industrial Relations) and The American College of Greece (BSc in Business Administration). He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder. He has been awarded as Grand Commander of the Order of the Apostle & Evangelist Mark by the Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. He was born in 1972 and is married to Maria Dourida, an academic, with whom he has one daughter.