About the Honorary Consulate
The Honorary Consulate in Greece has been established since 17th May 1993. In 1995 it was accredited as Honorary Consulate General in Greece.
The Honorary Consulate also provides information on issues such as: trade, investments in Ethiopia, ship claims as well as enquiries on adoptions.
The Honorary Consulate also promotes tourism and culture and supports Charity and fund raising activities for the benefit of the Country.
The Honorary Consul General
Mrs Terina Kalogeropoulos-Armenakis is Greek, born and raised in Addis Ababa to Greek parents. She acquired her Bachelor of Economics, BSc. in the UK and attended a Master Degree, at Reading University on Economics and Politics of the EU.
Became a certified stockbroker in NY obtained the “Series 7” Certificate and also specialized in the bond markets with New York Institute of Finance. Trained with Newbridge Securities in New York and Scrimgeour Vickers in London.
She launched her career in the Banking sector working for several years in banks such as Banque Indosuez London and Citibank in Athens. She got involved in the Real Estate sector at an early age investing and managing successfully family owned real estate portfolio in Greece, UK and recently in Romania. In 2007 she founded Stahi Real Estate S.A. in Greece and specialized in up market property investment projects.
Mrs Kalogeropoulos Armenakis was appointed Honorary Consul of Ethiopia in Greece in 1993 and she still serves in this position. She is a Board Member of the Hellenic African Chamber of Commerce, and she was elected President of the Consular Corps in Greece in 2008 until 2014. In 2016 she was appointed as Honorary President of the Consular Corps in Greece.
She is a founding member of several cultural and charity organizations in Greece, including the Drought Committee in Athens, which constructed a dam in Wollayita Zone, Ethiopia, the Support Ethiopian Children Association "Lalibela", the Friendship among Nations and Friends of Marathon Association.
Mrs Kalogeropoulos Armenakis speaks English, Greek, Amharic and French. She is married and is a mother to three sons.
Ethiopia-Greece Bilateral Relations
Greece and Ethiopia have had long-standing, traditional friendly relations. The first Greek mission to Ethiopia dates from 1917, with the establishment of the Greek Consulate, which became Greek Embassy in 1935.