Under the Patronage of H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic Ms. Katerina Sakellaropoulou

Delphi Economic Forum IX

April 10-13, 2024

Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki

Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki

Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki


Hellenic Republic

Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki is a lawyer, businesswoman, philanthropist, and Ambassador-at-Large of the Hellenic Republic. She has been a Member of the Hellenic Parliament, the President of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games Organizing Committee, and the President of the "Greece 2021" national Committee, established to celebrate the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution.
A graduate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, she practiced law prior to starting her public career in 1986 as an elected council member of the Municipality of Athens. She continued as a Member of the Hellenic Parliament elected in 1989 and again in 1990. After her marriage to businessman Theodoros Angelopoulos, she resigned from her seat in Parliament and devoted herself to her family, the family businesses, and social engagement.
After successfully leading the bid to host the 2004 Olympic Games, she was invited to organize the "Athens 2004" Olympic and Paralympic Games. Her involvement with the Olympic movement has always been pro bono. Following the success of the Games, she described her experience in her book "My Greek Drama", a New York Times best-seller.
Mrs. Angelopoulos is a supporter of educational initiatives and has an active benevolent presence in projects worldwide. These include: the "Angelopoulos Global Public Leaders" Program at Harvard’s JFK School of Government, where she is also serving as Vice President of the Dean’s Council, the Angelopoulos Professorship in Public Health and International Development at Harvard, the Angelopoulos Foundation yearly scholarship program at the Clinton Global Initiative University, and the Gianna Angelopoulos Program for Science Technology and Innovation (GAPSTI) at the University of Cambridge.
Over the years she has received numerous accolades for her achievements, including being appointed Commander of the Order of Honor by the Hellenic Republic, Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by the French Republic, and receiving the Gold Order by the International Olympic Committee.
Mrs. Angelopoulos is a proud mother of three children and grandmother of four grandchildren.

Wednesday 10

  • 13.07 - 13.40

    On the Occasion of the 20 years anniversary of the Olympic Games in Athens

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