Alekos Kritikos has worked for a number of years in Brussels as a senior executive in the European Commission and the Greek Permanent Representation to the EU. He has also served in senior positions in the greek public sector, including the position of Secretary General of the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Developmentas well as the positions of Head of the Region of Attica and President of Consignment  Deposits and Loans Fund. He also worked in the banking sector, mainly engaged in international funding of development programs. He holds a Diploma degree in Architectural Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and a D.E.A. in Geography from the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne.