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Anthony Papadimitriou
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President, Onassis Foundation, Greece
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Anthony Papadimitriou was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1955. He is a lawyer and economist. He graduated from the Athens University Law School in 1977 and holds a postgraduate degree in law (DESS) from the University. Aix-en-Provence (France). He obtained his PHD in Political Science at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He holds a B.Sc (Economics) Degree from the London School of Economics. Mr. Papadimitriou is a practicing lawyer. In 1989 he was appointed a lawyer to the Supreme Court of Athens. Since 1992 he has been the managing partner of the legal firm of “A.S. Papadimitriou and Partners Law Firm”. In 1988 he was elected member of the Board of Directors of the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation on the recommendation of the then president Christina Onassis. In 2005 he was elected President and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Onassis Foundation.