May 19, 2024

General Secretaries

Άννα ΣτρατινάκηAnna Stratinaki

Secretary General for Labour

Anna K. Stratinaki was born in Athens, in 1971. Ms Stratinaki is Attorney-at-Law at the Supreme Court in Greece (Areios Pagos). She graduated from the School of Law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She holds a Master of Laws (LLM) in Private International Law, at the School of Law at the University of Athens. She is a PhD Candidate at the School of Law at the University of Athens. From 18.3.2011 until 17.3.2015, Ms Stratinaki was appointed Secretary General for Labour at the Ministry of Labour, Social Insurance and Welfare. She has been a Courtroom Lawyer since 1996, specialized in Commercial and Labour Law. In the past, she was appointed Legal Adviser at various Government Administration entities (General Secretariat for the Consumer at the Ministry for the Interior and Decentralization, Ministry of Economy, Competitiveness and Maritime Affairs, Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance).

At the level of preparative legislative work, Ms Stratinaki participated in the drafting of the founding legislation for the Hellenic Food Authority (EFET), the Law for the over-indebted households (Katseli Law), the Law for the simplification for the establishment of new businesses, the Development Law and the Law for Social Economy. She was Member of the Board at the Athens Bar Association (2008 – 2011), Member of the Scientific Committee at the Athens Bar Association, and Member at the Hellenic Society for Private International Law.

Nikos Milapidis

Secretary General for Social Security

Nikos Milapidis was born in Thessaloniki in 1983. He graduated in 2001 from the Experimental School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Right afterwards, he was admitted to the School of Law of Aristotle University and got his BA in 2005.

He has a master’s degree in public law and political sciences from the School of Law, Aristotle University (2009). He has also pursued and got an MBA in Business Administration from the Alba Graduate business School in Athens (2019). Nikos has also attended some postgraduate classes in Law and Economics, an MA program in Utrecht University, Netherlands (2006).

Mr. Milapidis has been practicing law since 2007 and has worked as a Public & Business Policy Strategist in parliamentary and local government posts. In 2020, he served as a consultant for the Head of State, Ms Sakellaropoulou. He has plenty of experience in legislative works both in national but also in European posts and has headed the coordination of team projects resulting in major state reforms.

For three years (2020-2023) he had been the Office Director of the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Mr. Tsakloglou. For the period 2015-2019, he was Director of the members of parliament of the political party “To Potami”. He has served as an Office Director of the Greek Minister of Rural Development & Food, Mr Tsaftaris, and was appointed Greek Representative in Brussels, during the EE Greek Presidency (2012-2014).

Nikos has been married and has a daughter and a son.

Ματθούλα ΤριανταφύλλουMatthoula Triantafyllou

Permanent Secretary

Matthoula Triantafyllou was born in Athens in 1960. She holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of Patras and a postgraduate degree from the Regional Development Institute of Panteion University. She also holds  a postgraduate specialization diploma of the postgraduate program «Health Services Management» of the University of West Attica.

Foreign languages: English, French

Professional experience:

She has been serving in the Greek State since 1985. She was the head of different levels of organizational units, continuously from 2002 to 2020. Until February 2012 she served in the Ministry of Development and Investment in planning and monitoring development programs, design of financial management and control systems.

From 2012 to 2020, she was the head of the General Directorate of Financial Services of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, coordinating the financial operation of the Ministry and its supervised entities. She participated systematically in the negotiations with the technical teams of the partners, supporting the national positions on the budgetary dimensions of the policies of the Ministry (social insurance system, system of insurance contributions, social policy, employment policies). Since March 2020, she has been appointed as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry. She has made several presentations on the subjects of her responsibility at workshops, conferences and training programs for public officials.

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