EXECUTIVE LECTURE FORUM:
Ambassador Angelos Pangratis
Deputy Head of Delegation, European Commission to the
United States, Washington, D.C.
Topic: The Future of EU and
US Economic and Political Relations.
Angelos Pangratis [Pagkratis] is the senior career
official serving at the Delegation of the European
Commission to the United States, in Washington, DC. He is
the Deputy Head of Delegation, the Ambassador and
Head of Delegation being
John Bruton, ex-Prime Minister of Ireland.
Angelos Pangratis is the former Ambassador and Head of
Delegation for the European Commission’s Delegation to
(2003-05). He also served at senior functions in the
Delegations of the European Commission in
South Korea (1990-1994).
Highlights of Mr. Pangratis' career at the EU's headquarters
in Brussels, Belgium, include being Head of Unit responsible
for relations with
China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, South Korea and Mongolia
(1998-2003); Head of Unit for Personnel and Budget of the
External Relations and
Policy (1997-1998); Head of Investigation teams of the
Anti-Dumping and Anti-Circumvention Division
(1987–1990), to name but a few positions. Mr. Pangratis has
represented the European Commission at numerous Multilateral
Organizations (WTO, OECD, Club de Paris, UNCTAD, others).
Mr. Pangratis lectured at universities in the Czech
Republic, France, Belgium, United Kingdom, Korea, South
Africa, Argentina and the United States. He had articles and
interviews on EU matters published in many countries.
Angelos Pangratis was born on the island of Corfu, Greece
(1956), and is married with three children. Mr. Pangratis
speaks Greek, French, English and Spanish. He has obtained a
doctorate from the University of Paris I, Panthéon Sorbonne
(1983) in International Economics, Monetary Policies and
Finance. This followed studies in Economics, European
Studies and International Law at the Universities of
St.-Etienne, Paris I and Paris II.