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News Greece: New Water Director nominated

Andreas Andreadakis was changed. His successor is Dr. Kostas Triantis as General Director of Water in Greece. He is now Special Secretary at the Special Secretariat for Water.

The Special Secretariat for Water is responsible for the development and implementation of all programs related to the protection and management of the water resources of Greece and the coordination of all competent authorities dealing with the aquatic environment. The implementation of the Water Framework and the Marine Strategy Directives as well of the related daughter Directives fall within the scope of the activities of the Secretariat. The Secretariat, in collaboration with the Regional Water Authorities, formulates and, upon approval by the National Council for Water, implements the River Basin Management Plans and the national monitoring program. The Secretariat is composed of four Directorates and is headed by a Special Secretary, appointed by the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change and the Government.


Contact information Dr. Kostas Triantis Special Secretary Special Secretariat for Water 2 M. Iatridou str. & Kifisias Ave. 115 26 Athens, Greece. (email:
Phone: +30 210 6931 250-1, Fax: +30 210 699 4355
News type Nomination
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Geographical coverage Greece
News date 01/10/2012
Working language(s) ENGLISH