Director of DIR

Commodore (Hellenic Navy) Polychronis KOULOURIS
Director GDDIA/International Relations
(Since 24-05-2021)

PERSONAL DATA

Place of Birth: Thessaloniki, GREECE
Date of Birth: 22/11/1966

WORK EXPERIENCE / MAIN DUTY ASSIGNMENTS

He has served onboard Hellenic Fleet Combatants as Division Officer, Department Head and as Commanding Officer (CO) and as TACCO trainer/ evaluator at the 353 MPS. He has also been assigned the duties of Department and Directorate Head in the HNGS.

2020 – 2021:    Hellenic Frigates Commander

2019 – 2020:    HNGS Armaments Directorate Deputy Director

2017 – 2019:    Defense Attaché of Greece in the UK and Ireland

2016 – 2017:    COMHELFRIGRON TWO

2008 – 2011:    HQ MC Naples

EDUCATION/TRAINING

2003 – 2005:    MSC Human Resources Management at the Athens University of Economics and Business

2004 – 2005:    Joint War College (Greece)

2000:               Navy Staff Officer School (Greece)

1993 – 1994:    Naval Flight Officer (USA)

1992 – 1993:    ASW Officer Specialty Course

1991 – 1992:    General Education School (HN)

1984 – 1988:    Hellenic Naval Academy (HNA)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Honored with the medals and commendations corresponding to his rank and assigned positions of responsibility.

He speaks English.

He is married and has one son.